Preconception nutritional intake and lifestyle factors: first results of an explorative study.

@article{Weerd2003PreconceptionNI,
  title={Preconception nutritional intake and lifestyle factors: first results of an explorative study.},
  author={Sabina de Weerd and Eric A P Steegers and Mirjam M. Heinen and Sharon van den Eertwegh and Rianne M E J Vehof and R{\'e}gine P M Steegers-Theunissen},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2003},
  volume={111 2},
  pages={
          167-72
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe nutritional intake and lifestyle factors in women planning pregnancy. STUDY DESIGN A semi-quantitative, 1-month food frequency questionnaire and a questionnaire on health practices and personal views were filled out at home and verified by telephone interview. RESULTS One hundred and one women agreed to participate and data of 69 women were eligible for evaluation. Women planning pregnancy (n=46) consumed significantly more saturated fats and proteins, less… CONTINUE READING

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