Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Pregnant Old, Stop Folate

   Folic acid should be given in early pregnancy.In fact, when someone is planning a pregnancy, had recommended taking that a supplement.Folate consumption during pregnancy increased the risk of babies born affected by asthma.That's the findings of researchers from The University of Adelaide in Australia, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.They do not deny the benefits of folate acid delivery since the main trimester of pregnancy.Benefits, reduce the risk of babies being born handicapped.Doctor Michael Davis, head of the research team from The University of Adelaide in Australia, monitor the development of 400 children with asthma.The study began in the children's mother is pregnant.Apparently less than 12 percent of children suffer from asthma at the age of three years.Percentage of children who suffer from lung disease at the age of five years of the same.
  The mothers think of folate was not the only supplement.But multivitamin.They consume 300 milligrams of folic acid per day.However, there was no relationship between folate-rich diet and asthma in the child.Folate is found in grains, nuts, orange juice, and green vegetables such as spinach and broccoli.Actually, not yet clear link between folate consumption during late pregnancy and the risk of asthma.Based on animal studies, folate alter the body's immune system genes that regulate lung maker


medic / scribbler said...

Thanks for the additional info.

survivor mom said...

informative. thanks for sharing

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