Excess sugar consumption is linked to weight gain and diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. In addition, during pregnancy, sugar may pose extra threats to both you and your baby. Potential hazards for mothers include an exacerbation of pregnancy symptoms such as vomiting and heartburn, as well as fatigue, weight gain, and preeclampsia. For your baby, the dangers lie in nutritional deficiency along with the possibility of being born with an unhealthy craving for sugar.
Lutein supplementation has several advantages during fetal growth and beyond, including reduced risk of pregnancy complications; healthy visual and cognitive development during pregnancy; lutein in breastmilk supports the development of brain function. It is the main carotenoid in the brain related to memory, sensory skills, and learning. Lutein is one of the major carotenoids in colostrum that supports newborn immune health