Colorado, Food and beverages consumed by pregnant women influence the development of the fetus in the womb. A recent study found the development of sense of smell is physically affected baby food from the mother.
Many of the theory that what mothers eat during pregnancy will determine what his future.
Biologists at the Colorado University conducted research to prove and find the cause why it has happened, and how food can affect the physical development of the sense of smell in infants.
The researchers said that exposure to the smell of the food consumed by mothers during pregnancy may trigger the growth of certain glomeruli, namely the structure of the ball in the sense of smell that connects the smell from the nasal cavity to the brain.
Besides the smell of food, the study also found that the most powerful odor which is felt in the womb the fetus during the odor of his own mother.
“The system is very important development, because it allows newborns immediately recognize the smell of his mother when I was just born,” said Dr. Josephine Todrank, leader of the study, on Thursday (12/02/2010).
The results of this study have been published on Wednesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
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