Dietary Supplement May Help Prevent Preeclampsia
Posted May 23, 2011on:
An inexpensive dietary supplement appears to help prevent the serious pregnancy complication preeclampsia in high-risk women, according to a new study.
But researchers say the effect in lower-risk pregnancies remains to be determined.
In the study from Mexico, women who ate daily food bars containing the amino acid L-arginine and antioxidant vitamins during pregnancy had a much lower incidence of preeclampsia than women who ate bars containing the antioxidant vitamins alone or bars containing neither supplement