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NATURELO Prenatal Multivitamin for Mom & Baby -- 180 Vegetarian Capsules


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NATURELO Prenatal Multivitamin for Mom & Baby -- 180 Vegetarian Capsules

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NATURELO Prenatal Multivitamin for Mom & Baby Description

  • No GMO's
  • No Soy, No Gluten
  • Vegan/Vegetarian
  • No Coloring, Preservatives or Flavoring
  • GMP
  • Made in USA
  • Organic

At NATURELO Premium Supplements we believe that the best vitamins and minerals come from nature, not from a lab. We take the gifts of nature – delicious, organically-grown fruits and vegetables – and pack them into potent, high-quality supplements that work naturally with your body. We want you to experience the benefits of whole food nutrition even if your busy lifestyle doesn’t allow you to eat enough nutrient-rich foods every day.


Directions

Suggested Usage:

Take 3 capsules a day. For best results, take 1 capsule with breakfast, 1 capsule with lunch, and 1 capsule with dinner. Capsules may be opened and powder added to your food or drink.

Free Of
GMOs, Soy, Gluten, Yeast, Dairy, Eggs, Corn, Nuts, Caffeine, Coloring, Preservatives, or Flavoring.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 Capsules
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Vitamin A (as natural beta-carotene from D. salina with full spectrum carotenoids)720 mcg55%
Vitamin C (Natural; from Organic Acerola Cherries)90 mg75%
Vitamin D3 (As Natural cholecalciferol; from Organic Lichen)20 mcg (800 IU)133%
Vitamin E (Natural; from Organic Rice Bran)15 mg79%
Vitamin K2 (As natural menaquinone-7; from B. licheniformis)120 mcg133%
Thiamin (As Natural Benfotiamine)1.2 mg86%
Riboflavin (Natural)1.3 mg81%
Niacin (As Natural Niacinamide)16 mg89%
Vitamin B6 [As Natural Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate (P-5-P)]3.4 mg170%
Folate [As Quatrefolic (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (L-5-MTHF)800 mcg133%
Vitamin B12 (As Natural Methylcobalamin)4.8 mcg171%
Biotin (Natural)30 mcg86%
Pantothenic Acid (Natural)5 mg71%
Choline (from Sunflower lecithin)100 mg18%
Calcium (Plant-based as Aquamin from algae & natural citrate)390 mg30%
Iron (As Natural Ferrous Fumarate)18 mg67%
Iodine (from Organic Kelp)150 mcg52%
Magnesium (As Natural Citrate)210 mg53%
Zinc (As Natural Amino Acid Chelate)11 mg85%
Selenium (As Yeast-Free L-Selenomethionine)55 mcg79%
Copper (As Natural Amino Acid Chelate)0.9 mg69%
Manganese (natural)2.3 mg88%
Chromium (Organically bound w/GTF Activity)35 mcg78%
Molybdenum (Natural Krebs Complex)45 mcg90%
Potassium (as natural chloride)35 mg1%
Boron (natural)1 mg
Other Ingredients: Vegetable Cellulose Capsule.
Warnings

There is enough iron in this package to seriously harm a child.
If you are taking blood thinners‚ consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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What is Gestational Diabetes, and Can it Be Prevented?

Pregnancy is a time of joy for most women, as they prepare to bring a new life into the world. But some mothers-to-be also face the danger of gestational diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is a condition that develops when a woman is pregnant. As with other forms of diabetes, gestational diabetes negatively impacts the ability of cells to use sugar, or glucose.

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When a woman is pregnant, the placenta produces high levels of certain hormones that prevent insulin from properly doing its job of moving glucose from the bloodstream and into the mother’s cells, where it is used as energy.

Because of this hampering affect, a woman's blood sugar levels can spike to a harmful degree.

Gestational diabetes typically develops late in a woman's pregnancy. Experts do not understand why some women develop gestational diabetes, and others do not. But several factors raise your risk for developing the condition, including:

  • A family or personal history of gestational diabetes
  • Being older than 25
  • Carrying too much weight
  • Belonging to a race other than Caucasian

Gestational diabetes impacts between 2 and 10 percent of pregnancies, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/basics/gestational.html

Fortunately, you can take steps to lower your risk of gestational diabetes, says Jessica Crandall Snyder, a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and founder of Vital RD

“Sometimes, you're not always in control of diseases, such as gestational diabetes," she says. “So, you have to do what is right for you and baby at that time.”

Dangers associated with gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes typically does not cause noticeable symptoms, but it does pose several different types of health risks.

For starters, women with gestational diabetes are more likely to give birth to large babies. “Nobody really wants to deliver a 10-pound or 9.8-pound baby, or even larger” Snyder says.

In addition, mothers with gestational diabetes are at increased risk of having a baby with hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Such babies may need to receive glucose intravenously to bring their blood sugar levels back up to normal.

In the long term, gestational diabetes poses its greatest risk to the mother’s health. About 50 percent of women with gestational diabetes go on to develop type 2 diabetes, according to the CDC. 

“So, she’ll always have to be aware of checking her blood sugars and making sure she manages her preventive nutrition,” Snyder says.

Snyder says that may involve working with a registered dietitian who can help the mother manage her carbohydrate intake.

Lowering your risk of gestational diabetes

While there is no surefire way to prevent gestational diabetes, you can take several steps to significantly reduce your risk of being diagnosed with the condition.

“The biggest thing you can do is obtain a healthy body weight,” Snyder says. “If you are at a higher body weight during pregnancy, make sure that you’re not gaining excessively.”

Snyder says if your body mass index is above 35, your doctor may want you to restrict your weight gain from zero to 15 pounds during the rest of your pregnancy.

Also, Snyder says you can work with a dietitian to make sure your carbohydrate intake is appropriate during pregnancy.

“I always say it’s like the story of the three little bears: You don’t want to do too little, you don’t want to do too much – you want to do the right amount,” she says.

Snyder suggests trying to divide that 175 grams into three meals and one snack per day. She also suggests eating meals that are one-half vegetables, one-quarter protein and one quarter carbohydrates -- fruits, grains, starchy vegetables, sweets and dairy.

“It’s about balancing your carbohydrates out, so essentially your body can produce enough insulin to tvitaake the sugar out of the bloodstream,” Snyder says.

Also, activity is important unless your doctor has restricted you from doing too much for health reasons.

“If you can’t walk for 30 minutes all at once, (try) maybe breaking it up,” she says. “Maybe you do 10 minutes after every meal.”

She says such activity helps clear the stored form of glucose that is in your cells. Then, the next time you eat carbohydrates, “it actually gets out of your bloodstream and into the cells,” Snyder says.

Finally, drinking plenty of water during pregnancy also can help fend off gestational diabetes.

“Hydration is really important in pregnancy, but it’s also important for maintaining good blood-sugar control,” Snyder says. “If you’re dehydrated, your likelihood of your blood sugars being higher is significant.”

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