Pregnant women urged not to consume sweeteners

Pregnant women urged not to consume sweeteners

Health journal frontiers in nutrition researchers, has indicated that pregnant women who consume lots of artificial sweeteners could be more at risk of giving birth to children who end up being obese.

The researchers stated that their findings could be used to caution expectant mothers against consuming sweeteners.

Speaking on their findings, one of the researchers, Professor Raylene Reimer stressed that a mother’s diet during pregnancy is very important for the short- and long-term health of their infants, noting that pregnant women should follow diet guidelines and stay within the recommended weight gain guidelines for pregnancy.


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