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Nestlé pushes Maternal Milks
Nestlé promotion of maternal milks and probiotics with bogus ‘science’
“Last year the company launched MATERNA G-Balance, a new nutritional solution for pregnant women to help prevent gestational diabetes. With the introduction of MATERNA Opti-Lac, Nestlé is strengthening its portfolio, underlining its commitment to support optimal nutrition for mothers and babies during the first 1,000 days of life.The nutritional market potential for solutions to aid lactating mothers is gaining increased interest and R&D investment.”
Important for pregnant women to read the Cochrane review that seems to show that probiotics could make gestational diabetes worse: Probiotics to prevent gestational diabetes mellitus It appears probiotics don’t help and may even increase pre-eclampsia.