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Diet low in cholesterol prescribed for pregnancy

A recent study on providing pregnant mothers with a low cholesterol diet found that those on the special diet had a reduced incidence of delivering prematurely compared to the group of mothers who did not change their diet. LDL concentrations in the blood of the mother and baby were reduced with fish, lean meat, reduced fat dairy, fresh fruit and vegetables, legumes and vegetable oils.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Reuters

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About: Diet low in cholesterol prescribed for pregnancy

Date: 26 October 2005

Source: Reuters

Author: Megan Rauscher

URL: http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2005-10-26T194525Z_01_RID670979_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING-DIET-HELPFUL-PREGNAN-DC.XML&archived=False

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