Maternal Diet Quality and the Health Status of Newborns
The study evaluated the quality of the maternal diet and the health status of newborns. The results showed insufficient intake of vegetables, dairy products and fiber. The intake of the most persistent organic pollutants did not exceed limits, only the intake of perfluorinated substances exceeded the limit for 7.8% of women. Birth weight had a positive relationship with protein intake. Neonatal oxidative stress had a positive relationship with DDT intake and a negative relationship with protein intake.
Pavlíková, J., Ambrož, A., Hoňková, K., Chvojková, I., Šrám, R.J., Rössner, P., Topinka, J., Gramblička, T., Parizek, O., Parizkova, D., Pulcmanová, J., Rössnerová, A.: (2022) Maternal Diet Quality and Health Status of Newborns. Foods. 11(23): 3893.