Special postpartum dietary practices of Hong Kong Chinese women

  title={Special postpartum dietary practices of Hong Kong Chinese women},
  author={SM Chan and Edmund Anthony S Nelson and S O Leung and P. Cheung and C. Li},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
Objective: A ‘ginger vinegar soup’ and other special dietary practices have been traditionally recommended for postpartum Chinese women. This paper describes these practices in the first 6 weeks postpartum, and details of the calcium and iron content of the ‘ginger vinegar soup’.Design and subjects: Results of this paper were generated from a longitudinal study on the nutritional status of Hong Kong Chinese postpartum women. ‘Ginger vinegar soup’ samples were collected at the 2 week home visits… CONTINUE READING
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