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Mediterranean diet reduces risk for gestational diabetes, maternal weight gain

4 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Pregnant women who consumed a Mediterranean-style diet had a lower risk for gestational diabetes and reported less weight gain, according to findings recently published in PLoS One.
The authors also concluded that these eating habits did not lower the overall risk for adverse maternal and offspring complications among pregnant women.
“One in four mothers enter pregnancy with preexisting obesity, chronic hypertension, or hyperlipidemia. In addition to complications in pregnancy, these mothers and their babies are at long-term risk of diabetes and cardiovascular complications,” Bassel
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Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has potential to reduce weight gain, gestational diabetes

4 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy does not reduce the overall risk of adverse maternal and offspring complications, but has the potential to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes, according to a clinical trial led by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Warwick.
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Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

4 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials.
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