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Low Carbohydrate Intake Increases Risk of Birth Defects

American science has found a correlation between a pregnant mother's low intake of carbohydrates and the risk of a baby's birth defect.

Low Carbohydrate Intake Increases Risk of Birth DefectsBirth Defects Research magazine published a study on Thursday for low-carbohydrate subjects 30 percent more likely have a child with a rheumatoid arthritis, others with an open spine or a severe, life-threatening brain deficiency (anencephaly) than those who did not limit their carbohydrate intake. This first study that the maternal diet before and during conception plays an important role in the development of the embryo. Tania Desrosiers, a researcher at the University of North Carolina's College of Health. Folic acid is an essential vitamin that minimizes the risk of spinal disorders. More than 20 percent of American women have lower levels of folic acid than would be needed to prevent it, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has since 1998 required folic acid intake is less than half of the rest. The American Central and Veterinary Center (CDC) for all women who are having a baby or are intake is about 400 micrograms of folic acid a day.Related articles in Developmental Disorders:
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