Prenatal Protection: Maternal Diet may lower Impact of some Chemicals

Maternal fruit and vegetable consumption may be protective

Prenatal Protection: Maternal Diet May Modify Impact of PAHs
Fruit and vegetable intake during pregnancy may protect the fetus from some chemicals

A new study looked specifically at a baby’s prenatal exposure to some chemicals released by materials combustion (car fumes, tobacco, grilled foods).

The researchers found that for pregnant women, the advantages of eating more fruits and vegetables go beyond the extra vitamins and minerals gained; it helps them to protect their unborn children from chemical exposure…

Read Prenatal Protection: Maternal Diet May Modify Impact of PAHs, Environmental Health Perspectives, 03 Oct 2013

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