Effect of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplements on maternal weight and skinfold changes: a randomized double-blind clinical trial in Mexico.

@article{Ramakrishnan2005EffectOP,
  title={Effect of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplements on maternal weight and skinfold changes: a randomized double-blind clinical trial in Mexico.},
  author={Usha Ramakrishnan and T Gonzalez-cossio and Lynnette M Neufeld and J. Rivera and Reynaldo Martorell},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          273-80
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recent trials of prenatal multivitamin-mineral supplements have yielded mixed findings for outcomes such as birth size, but the benefits of prenatal multivitamin-mineral supplements for maternal outcomes are unknown. OBJECTIVE The main objective of this study was to examine the effect of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplements (MM) compared to iron only (FE) supplements on changes in maternal weight and body composition during pregnancy and the early postpartum period… CONTINUE READING

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