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Probiotics in pregnancy

A new interesting study coming all the way from Finland suggests that women who were given daily probiotics supplements during their pregnancies lost more weight after baby’s arrival.

Based on the findings from the Finnish research team, women who had taken probiotics had the lowest levels of central obesity (BMI of 30 or more and a waist circumference over 80cm/31.5 inches), as well as the lowest body fat percentage one year after childbirth.

Read the full report from the 17th European Congress on Obesity who met in Amsterdam on June 17th

http://www.easoobesity.org/eco2009/documents/Probioticsrelease_000.pdf

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