Important Nutrients to consider before and during pregnancy

Good nutrition for pregnant and mother’s preparing to get pregnant is critical. A nutrient-rich maternal diet before and during pregnancy has been associated with improved fetal health, particularly appropriate birth weight and increased maternal and infant survival chances. Studies have indicated that mothers with poor nutrition status give birth to underweight babies with attendant inter-generational […]

Diet for persons with celiac disease

Understanding Celiac Disease? Celiac Disease is a digestive disorder that occurs in reaction to gluten a form of protein found mostly in wheat, barley, rye, and possibly oats when combined with gluten starches. It is autoimmune and mostly affects genetically predisposed people. When people with Celiac Disease ingest gluten, their body mounts an immune response […]

Breastfeeding: Boosting Immunity of Infants through Breastmilk.

Human Breast milk. Breast milk is the best food a mother can afford her newborn or infant. It provides all the proteins, sugars, fats, vitamins, minerals and fluids required by the baby. Breast milk also contains numerous protective factors that boosts the baby’s immune system and protect them against infectious Diseases. So it is a complete […]