Powerful Reasons For Expectant Mothers To Consume Omega 3 Fats


Cutting the fat: Limiting omega-6 during pregnancy may be key to healthy baby weight

Limiting the intake of omega-6 polyunsaturated fats plus boosting the intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy could lead to a healthier baby with less fat and more muscle, say researchers.


Maternal omega-3 intake may influence childhood allergy

Omega-3 fatty acids may aid the development of the infant gut and improve how gut immune cells respond to bacteria and foreign substances, making the baby less likely to suffer from allergies in the long term, according to new research in pigs.

Conceptualcarity : Omega 6 fats are especially found in soybean oil, the most common fat in the American diet. The most beneficial Omega 3 fats are found in fish oil. Plant Omega 3s found in flaxseed and chia are also beneficial.

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