Sabtu, 26 Maret 2011

Fish Oil Consumption in the 20th Week of Pregnancy

Fish oil has great benefits for pregnant women. A study suggests that pregnant women who consumed fish oil during pregnancy showed an increase of brain power and ability to speak on his future. A small study by University of Western Australia's School of Pediatrics and Child Health to prove his usefulness, as many as 98 pregnant women were asked to consume supplements containing 4 grams of fish oil every day since the age of 20 weeks gestation. After their children aged 2.5 years, 75 of whom were tested in the field of language skills, practical understanding, as well as hand and eye coordination. It turns out that children score better than children's peers whose mothers did not consume fish oil. It is based on the content of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oils, where the content is believed to increase the fetal central nervous system.

A good time to start taking fish oil to pregnant women that is at the end of the trimester of pregnancy. Where in the fetal brain that is experiencing growth, continued until several months after your baby is born. Other studies also suggest that fish oil mangkonsumsi Kod beneficial during pregnancy increases the baby's body weight at birth, and reduce the risk of diabetes in infants.

There are three types of fatty acids in fish oil, ie unsaturated fatty acids (no double bonds in its carbon chain), such as palmitic, monounsaturated fatty acids (a single double bond on carbon chain), for example oleic, and unsaturated fatty acids double (have more than one double bond in its carbon chain), for example, linoleic, linolenic, eikosapentanoat acid (EPA), and dokosaheksanoat acid (DHA). The longer the carbon chain on a type of fatty acid and a growing number of double bonds in carbon chain composition, the fatty acids it will be more "rich" health benefits.

Polyunsaturated fatty acids (polyunsaturated fatty acids / PUFAs) in fish oil will help the process for growing up the brain (intelligence), and the development of the sense of vision and the immune system of infants and toddlers. The most popular types of PUFA is DHA and EPA, which when combined are known as omega-3. Types of fish that "rich" in omega-3 include salmon, tuna (especially bluefin tuna, yellow fin tuna, and albacore), sardines, herring, mackerel, and shellfish. If you want to give your baby fish oil, we recommend that you give based on her weight. For example, if your child's weight 10 kg, he's eating enough fish oil as much as one teaspoon per day.

A survey of 98 pregnant women stated that pregnant women who consume fish oil every day since the age of abortion 20 weeks on average showed a higher coordination ability of the eye and the hand of her child, as well as a higher language than those whose mothers did not consume fish oil during pregnancy. Highly recommended for pregnant women and nursing mothers to consume fish oil daily. However make sure that your fish oil consumption is not a fish oil derived from fish that have mercury in it, such as the type of fish swordfish.

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