Inadequacy of nutrients intake among pregnant women in the Deep South of Thailand
- Folate, vitamin D, and iron intakes are low among pregnant Finnish women. Erkkola, M.; Karppinen, M. // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Oct1998, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p742
Presents the results of a study which assessed the nutrient consumption and dietary habits of pregnant women in Finland. Number of pregnant women who participated in the study; Main sources of energy in the diet of the pregnant women; Percent of the women who met the folate intake requirements;...
- ASK DR. WEIL. // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2010/Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p114
The article provides an answer to a question of what supplements or herbs a woman should take during pregnancy.
- What are they eating? Robinson, Jean // British Journal of Midwifery;May2003, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p270
Discusses the diet of pregnant women. Studies indicating the shortage of nutrients consumed by pregnant, underprivileged women; Over-emphasis on weight control in health education; Strong influence of nutrition on mothers' mental health.
- Pregnant and eating out? Shivlani, Sonali // Mother & Baby;Jul2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p66
The article offers tips on how pregnant women can enjoy eating without compromising their health which includes avoiding fried foods, keeping away from buffets to prevent over eating, and planning a meal with unrefined carbohydrates.
- Assessment of dietary intake among pregnant women in a rural
area of western China. Yue Cheng; Dibley, Michael J.; Xueli Zhang; Lingxia Zeng; Hong Yan // BMC Public Health;2009, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p222
Background: Adequate maternal nutrient intake during pregnancy is important to ensure satisfactory birth outcomes. There are no data available on the usual dietary intake among pregnant women in rural China. The present study describes and evaluates the dietary intake in a cohort of pregnant...
- The high-fat legacy. Strote, Mary Ellen; Roan, Shari; Acosta, Kim Schworm; S. R. Environmental Health Perspectives; Potera, Carol; S. R. American Public Health Association Meeting; Jorgensen, Erica; Journal Of The American Detetic Association; Romero, Arelis H.; S. R. The Cochrane Library // Fit Pregnancy;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p24
The article presents information related to right prenatal diet for a healthy baby. According to the author, if one wants her baby to develop healthy eating patterns, then she shouldn't crave for cheeseburgers and milkshakes in pregnancy. According to a recent study on mood in early pregnancy,...
- Lower your baby's asthma risk. M. M. // Fit Pregnancy;Feb/Mar2007, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p27
The article reports on the findings by British researchers that children whose mothers do not get enough vitamin E during pregnancy have an increased risk of developing asthma by age 5. Pregnant women can get enough vitamins by eating a diet rich in green leafy vegetables, plant oils, nuts and...
- CapÃtulo 37: Embarazo y lactancia. H. Allen, Lindsay // Conocimientos Actuales sobre NutriciÃ³n;2003, p441
The article discusses the nutritional needs of pregnant women and lactation. The satisfaction of the nutritional needs of pregnant women is a priority of public health in the U.S. and other countries. Malnutrition during the reproductive period can have serious adverse long term effects on the...
- Nurturing for two: How to benefit morn and baby. Stone, Emily // Natural Foods Merchandiser;Sep2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p95
The article reports on the supplemental nutrition and its benefits for pregnant women and their babies. The most important nutrients for women trying to get pregnant are folic acid, calcium, iron, and fatty acids. Pregnant women need calcium to build strong bones, and so for their babies. The...