Zinc deficiency during pregnancy...4

Zinc deficiency during pregnancy...4





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8...   Should you take a zinc supplement?
If you're not already getting enough from your diet, your  prenatal vitamin supplement will most likely provide all the zinc you need.

Most people who eat meat and have a reasonably well-balanced diet get plenty of zinc. But if you eat a mostly vegetarian diet, you may have a hard time getting enough zinc from food alone because it's harder to absorb the mineral from plant foods – you may want to ask your healthcare provider if you need a zinc supplement.   
Too much zinc can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. In fact, the National Academy of Sciences, the group that sets the recommended daily amounts for the government, 

9...    The signs of a zinc deficiency
Deficiencies in the United States are rare, but it can cause impaired sense of smell or taste, a loss of appetite, failure to grow (for children), and a lower immunity to infections.
My Advice
1.  In both cases of deficiency and excess there side effects as said above.
2. One of the cause of Zinc deficiency is Immune system. including gross structural birth defects, prematurity, low birth weight, and an increased risk for neurobehavioral and immunological abnormalities after birth 
3. Take care during your pregnancy , eat healthy food to enjoy with


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