Relationship of Embryonic Lifestyle with Chronic Diseases in Adults

Hashem Kilani1*, Areej Kilani2, Abdulsalam Al-Za’abi3
1School of Sport Science, Health and recreation department, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.2 Department of Internal Medicine Jordan University Hospital, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. 3Health Physical Education Department. United Arab Emirates University, UAEU, United Arab Emirates
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Background and Objective: Information on the health status in modern society and developed countries depicts an increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, overweight, obesity, and metabolic syndrome. An examination of factors related to this increase shows that there is a shift in the daily practices of the people, and especially children in all ages, as they grow older towards a more sedentary lifestyle. Methods: This review handled various research related topics has been selected, extracted, analyzed and synthesized that concentrate on the term used to describe lifelong changes in function that follow a particular event in an earlier period of the life span is called programming. These include the lifestyle in the fetus, pregnant woman and parents; all of which affect pronounced metabolic syndrome in later stage of life. Conclusion: regular physical activity and living systematic healthy lifestyle in the prenatal stages are of importance to genetic modification of inherited for future generations.

Keywords: Fetal and Neonatal Programming, Lifestyle, Metabolic Syndrome, Plasticity
Citation: Hashem Kilani, Maher Al-Kilani, Abdulsalam S. Alzaabi. Relationship of Embryonic Lifestyle with Chronic Diseases in Adults. Canadian Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2019; 7 (2): 113-127.