Diet and pregnancy - whether you want a woman to eat for two?

April 15, 2007

 Pregnancy Diet
 Previously pregnancy was considered a kind of indulgence for a woman allows her to indulge in the joys of unrestrained gluttony, and not to think about the consequences. But the complications associated with excess weight before and during pregnancy, put an end to the myth that a woman during pregnancy can (and should!) To eat for two. Hypertension and gestational diabetes make women think twice before you take an extra piece of cake.

According to the results of a recent study even allowable weight gain during pregnancy can increase the risk of birth of a baby overweight in these women the risk of having a child who is to three years will suffer from excess weight, four times higher than women, slightly Gaining weight during pregnancy.

Until recently, expectant mothers were weighed during every pre-delivery inspection, but doctors realized that this is standard procedure for many women is alarming, and so now rely on data on body mass index tests, which are performed at the beginning and at the end of pregnancy.

During pregnancy, women add different weights, but it should not exceed ten to twelve kilograms. Being overweight can negatively affect the health of the woman and child, in particular, cause an increase in pressure.

 Diet and pregnancy - whether you want a woman to eat for two?

What adds to the norm pregnant

However, regardless of how the expectant mother allows himself to excesses, it should be understood that the weight gain is inevitable. Perform basic calculations: the muscle tissue of the uterus is growing rapidly - add 1 kg; 0 placenta weighs 6 kg; Breast cancer - 0, 4 kg; blood volume is also increased - plus 1, 2 kg; amniotic fluid weighs an additional 2, 6 kg; fat that accumulates the body for future breast-feeding, - adds another 2, 5 kg. The need to eat for two - no more than a myth, in fact, increase the portion is not necessarily or even desirable.

Let's not forget about the baby, which weighs an average of 3, 3 kg. Total women during pregnancy average adds up to 11, 5 kg. Also, the amount of the added kilos depending on the weight prior to pregnancy and her body mass index.

However, there is evidence to show that a significant weight gain during pregnancy can be justified breastfeeding. It is possible and during pregnancy to maintain normal weight allowance, and the ability to breast-feed has nothing to do with weight. There is no need to gain extra weight. Some women manage to lose weight quickly through breastfeeding Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!  Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
 But studies show that this remedy is effective only if feed your baby breast milk for at least six months.

Average number of calories that the expectant mother consumes a day, should not exceed 2000, and during breast-feeding is the number can be increased by only 500 or 750 calories.

However, breast-feeding itself requires the conduct of the women less active lifestyle, so nursing mothers are often a feeling of hunger, which causes a lot of them there. That is why many women can not lose the weight gained during pregnancy.

 Diet and pregnancy - whether you want a woman to eat for two?

After childbirth: how to reset "pregnancy" weight

Irresistible attraction to certain foods, weight and how to get rid of him - that's the most discussed topics in online forums devoted to pregnancy and motherhood. But experts advise not to worry about the weight gained and do not follow a particular diet during pregnancy; Vanity ongoing efforts even more alarm the future mother that did not improve her health. Rational healthy food and easy fitness are still the best and most effective means of losing weight after childbirth. Because the weight was recruited for nine months, can not be expected to quickly get rid of it and get back to a normal weight for a few weeks.

If the weight gain during pregnancy is not more than the norm, a woman can regain the form within eight months after delivery. But if you gain weight above the norm, get rid of it will not be easy. Sometimes weight loss promotes breastfeeding, but only for six months, otherwise the effect will not be. Breast feeding mothers returned to normal only after weaning.

The quickest and most effective way to lose weight after giving birth - fitness. Fitness, if you combine it with a healthy diet Healthy eating - do not limit yourself to eating  Healthy eating - do not limit yourself to eating
 , Does not affect the quantity or quality of breast milk, but only accelerates weight loss and helps prevent postpartum depression Depression - a little more than a bad mood  Depression - a little more than a bad mood

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Flaxseed oil with selenium: good for the skin

April 2, 2012

 linseed oil, selenium
 Flax with selenium is a biologically active food supplement that improves the metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
 , The state of the blood vessels, and most importantly - the state of the skin and its appendages - hair and nails. The positive effect on the skin is enhanced by the presence in the Bad selenium.

 Flaxseed oil with selenium: good for the skin

How does the body linseed oil with selenium

Linseed oil selenium combines the action of two natural products - linseed oil and selenium.

Value linseed oil mainly in that it contains polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and antioxidants. The flaxseed oil contains large amounts of essential body for the proper metabolism of polyunsaturated fatty acids - linoleic and linolenic fatty acids. It is these fatty acids are the basis for the formation of "good" cholesterol, which then participates in all types of metabolism. Under the influence of these fatty acids inhibit the formation of "bad" cholesterol levels, which are formed from cholesterol plaques in blood vessels.

The content of linseed oil in antioxidants (vitamins A, E, beta-carotene) contributes to the destruction of free radicals generated in the process of biochemical reactions and destroy tissue cells. It is the free radicals responsible for the aging process, so flaxseed oil and has a rejuvenating effect.

In order to preserve and enhance the useful properties of linseed oil, an antioxidant was added to it Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits  Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits
   - Selenium, which protects the linseed oil from oxidative processes occurring in vegetable oils with high content of unsaturated fatty acids. This contributes to long-term preservation of all basic properties of flaxseed oil. Selenium is also involved in the metabolism process and prevents premature aging.

Selenium is known as an element of youth, in very small quantities it is contained in almost all body tissues except fat. Prophylactic administration of selenium prevents toxic liver damage, skin and muscle by free radicals, a radioactive radiation and various poisons. Selenium is also involved in the transmission of nervous impulses from the retina of the eye at the optic nerve to the brain.

Selenium is combined with another component of flaxseed oil - vitamin E. These two substances are mutually reinforcing (potentiate) antiokidantnoe each other's action.

Selenium has a positive effect on the immune system. On the one hand it improves immunity, and the other slows down the rate of development of tumor tissue. Selenium can significantly reduce the incidence, including malignant tumors.

Linseed oil selenium created specifically for the preservation of youth and beauty of the skin and its appendages - hair and nails. Upon receipt of this BUD courses in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations the skin slowly but dramatically changed for the better. Prevents aging of skin cells, they do not lose water, so the skin becomes fresh, small wrinkles are smoothed, and deep become less noticeable. Hair made shiny, elastic and brittle nails lose and become stronger.

 Flaxseed oil with selenium: good for the skin

Indications and Contraindications

The indications for the reception of BUD is the problem of the whole body and skin problems, so it is worth taking:

  • in atherosclerosis with the defeat of the walls of the arteries, coronary heart disease and stroke patients;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • in some endocrine diseases - obesity, thyroid dysfunction The thyroid gland - is responsible for your hormones  The thyroid gland - is responsible for your hormones
  • in diseases of the digestive system;
  • in diseases of the nervous system;
  • sexual disorders;
  • for violations of the immune system and malignant tumors;
  • to rejuvenate and improve skin, hair and nails.

Contraindications linseed oil with selenium is the only individual intolerance of components.

 Flaxseed oil with selenium: good for the skin

How to take

Flaxseed oil with selenium produced in bottles of 100 and 250 ml. His take on a dessert spoon (she holds 8 g of oil) per day during the meal. This amount of oil can be added to any dish. This daily dose provides full maintenance daily requirement for selenium and more than half the daily requirement of polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Most organic flaxseed oil Linseed oil - the healing properties of a beautiful flower  Linseed oil - the healing properties of a beautiful flower
   Selenium is combined with salads and vinaigrettes. Preventive course of taking flaxseed oil with selenium is a month. If you take supplements with the purpose of treatment to improve skin, the rate should be increased to two or three months.

Flaxseed oil with selenium - a biologically active food supplement, systemic administration which can bring back youth and beauty of the skin.

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