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  1. Fulltext. Should vitamin-mineral supplements be recommended for all women with childbearing potential ? Discussion.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais


    Recent developments in maternal nutrition and their implications for practitioners. Symposium. New Harmony IN (USA), 1993/04/30.

    Interest in maternal nutritional status as a critical factor for prenatal development has increased.

    When supplemented before conception, iodine prevents cretinism and folic acid reduces neural tube defect risks.

    Other nutrient supplements may also reduce pregnancy complications.

    Thus, should supplements be advocated for all women with childbearing potential?

    Potential supplementation benefits include 1) improved nutritional status, 2) reduced risk of some developmental defects, 3) improved antioxidant and immune defense systems, 3) lower incidence and/or slower progression of some diseases, and 5) harmonization of government and health care professionals' dietary recommendations for optimal health.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alimentation, Femelle, Homme, Gestation, Régime alimentaire enrichi, Vitamine, Minéral, Oligoélément, Iode

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Feeding, Female, Human, Pregnancy, Supplemented diet, Vitamin, Minerals, Oligoelement, Iodine

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    Cote : 94-0244559

    Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 199406.