Prenatal Gels + DHA is an innovative multivitamin product from Now Foods, created for pregnant women, at each of its stages.
The supplement effectively supports the body's health by supplementing the necessary vitamins, minerals and DHA in a particularly important period for the future mother and the child. The product easily covers the demand for vitamins A, C, D3 and E due to their high content and easily digestible forms. It also contains DHA. Shortages of this acid may be associated with the occurrence of ADHD, as well as cardiovascular and immune problems. The vitamin B1 present in the supplement plays an important role in the process of cellular respiration and the transformation of carbohydrates.
Complete your diet with an effective preparation Prenatal Gels + DHA to be sure that you and your child will not run out of health-important vitamins!
The product is available in the form of easy to swallow capsules so it is pleasant to use, and a large package is enough for 2 months of use.
Vitamin C- increases the body's resistance to infections, reduces the risk of colds during pregnancy. He participates in over 300 processes in the body, inter alia, in the regulation of hormone management. Vitamin also increases the absorption of iron. Appropriate doses of vitamin C promote the development of the child's nervous system.
Vitamin D - allows correct absorption of calcium, and thus strengthens the teeth and bones in a child. Deficiency of vitamin D can lead to weakening bones, causing their fragility not only in the future mother but also in the child. Studies confirm that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of type 1 diabetes and autoimmune diseases and cancer. It is recommended to supplement with vitamin D throughout the entire pregnancy.
Vitamin E - the right dose of vitamin E reduces the risk of premature birth and even miscarriage. Vitamin also prevents the appearance of congenital nervous system defects in the child, has a positive effect on the eyesight and increases the transport of nutrients to the tissues. Vitamin E deficiencies can result in muscle weakness, cause anemia, and be the cause of skin problems. Vegetable oils, cereals and egg yolks are rich in vitamin, but additional supplementation is recommended during pregnancy.
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) - is an important coenzyme of many biochemical reactions occurring in the human body. Recent studies in the United Kingdom also show that its deficiency during pregnancy may increase the risk of metabolic diseases in the offspring, among others, diabetes, and also increase the concentration of leptin. Vitamin B12 is involved in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, as well as in the synthesis of red blood cells. It also has a big influence on the proper functioning and development of the nervous system. Vitamin B12 deficiency may manifest itself in the form of hematological and neurological disorders, which are particularly dangerous for pregnant women and children and may have serious health consequences.
Vitamin K - deficiency of vitamin K occurs sometimes in infants because their bodies can not immediately produce in the gastrointestinal tract the appropriate number of bacteria needed for its formation. To prevent this situation, appropriate doses of this vitamin are given to pregnant women. Providing the body with the necessary amount of vitamin K reduces the risk of hemorrhages including internal ones. In addition, vitamin K is necessary for proper metabolism, also participates in the bone formation process, has antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Folic acid - during the first 2 to 4 weeks, so the baby's neural tube develops very early, which then develops into the brain and spinal cord. Medical research has shown that folic acid, or vitamin B, prevents up to 70% of neural tube defects. It is very important to eat the right amount of folic acid at this stage. Folic acid also has an important impact on the health of the future mother because it reduces the risk of developing anemia and helps in concentration and eliminates the feeling of chronic fatigue.
Iron - deficiencies of this element are common in pregnant women. Too small amounts of this element in the blood may result in premature delivery, and during breastfeeding - increase the risk of anemia in a child and negatively affect its psychomotor development. Pregnant and nursing women are in an increased risk of anemia due to iron deficiency. Increased effectiveness of absorption is ensured by supplementation with magnesium and vitamins from group B.
DHA-docosahexaenoic acid belongs to polyunsaturated fatty acids from the group of omega-3 fatty acids. They are defined as essential unsaturated fatty acids, because their lack or deficiency in the diet causes health disorders, and in addition they can not be synthesized in the human body. DHA plays a major role in the functioning of the nervous system. Consumed in the right amount supports the work of the immune system and the circulatory system. In addition, it alleviates the symptoms of rheumatic diseases and has a beneficial effect on the hormonal balance of the body, and also promotes the purification of the body of harmful substances.
EPA-eicosapentaenoic acid plays an important role in the proper functioning of the nervous system and participates in the transmission of information between nerve fibers. It is used in the case of problems with concentration and learning. It has anti-inflammatory effects, just like omega-3 acids. Long-term consumption of omega-3 acids, including EPA, helps to lower triglyceride levels. This acid is found in breast milk, supporting the healthy development of the newborn baby.
3 capsules daily with a meal