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Perfect Postnatal™ multivitamin is formulated with vitamins and minerals recommended specifically for breastfeeding women, including whole-food cultured Iron, Vitamin B6, Iodine and Vitamin D3.*
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Researchers in Italy followed more than 47,000 people for an average of almost eight years. Diet questionnaires completed at the beginning of the study assessed the amount of carbohydrates and high-glycemic-index and low-glycemic-index foods in the participants’ diets, and their overall dietary glycemic load (another measure of the effects of diet on blood sugar levels). The researchers noted the following:
While these findings show that a high-carbohydrate diet can put women at risk for heart disease, it is important to note that complex, low-glycemic-index carbohydrates are not the culprits.
“Our finding that only carbohydrates from high-glycemic-index foods increased cardiac risk suggests that the quality of the carbohydrates is more important than the amount when it comes to preventing heart disease,” said study co-author Dr. Vittorio Krogh of the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori in Milan, Italy.
Keeping in mind that high-calorie, high-carbohydrate foods with high-glycemic-index values raise the dietary glycemic load and increase women’s heart disease risk, here are some tips to help women choose heart-healthy carbohydrates:
(Arch Intern Med 2010;170:640–7)
|Amount per 3 Tablets||% Daily Value|
|Vitamin A (100% as beta-carotene from culture media)||5000 IU||63%|
|Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid from culture media)||60 mg||100%|
|Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol from culture media)||2000 IU||500%|
|Vitamin E (as d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate from culture media)||36 IU||120%|
|Vitamin K (as phylloquinone [K1] from culture media and as menaquinone-7 [K2] from natto)||80 mcg||•|
|Thiamin (as thiamine hydrochloride from culture media)||4 mg||235%|
|Riboflavin (from culture media)||5 mg||250%|
|Niacin (as niacinamide from culture media)||20 mg||100%|
|Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride from culture media)||10 mg||400%|
|Folate (as folic acid from culture media)||400 mcg||50%|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin from culture media)||40 mcg||500%|
|Biotin (from culture media)||300 mcg||100%|
|Pantothenic Acid (as calcium D-pantothenate from culture media)||10 mg||100%|
|Calcium (from algae Lithothamnion [L. calcareum and L. corallioides])||75 mg||6%|
|Iron (as ferrous fumarate from culture media)||9 mg||50%|
|Iodine (50% as potassium iodide from culture media and 50% from kelp)||150 mcg||100%|
|Magnesium (as magnesium oxide; from culture media and algae Lithothamnion [L. calcareum and L. corallioides])||20 mg||4%|
|Zinc (as zinc oxide from culture media)||10 mg||67%|
|Selenium (as selenium dioxide from culture media)||70 mcg||•|
|Copper (as copper sulfate anhydrous from culture media)||1 mg||50%|
|Manganese (as manganese chloride from culture media)||2 mg||•|
|Chromium (as chromium chloride from culture media)||100 mcg||•|
|Molybdenum (as sodium molybdate from culture media)||20 mcg||•|
|Postnatal Herbal Blends (from culture media) Organic Oat; Organic Lemon Balm (leaf); Organic Chamomile (aerial parts); Organic Lavender (flowers); Organic Cardamom (seed)||265 mg||•|
|[Organic Kelp Powder]||119.9 mg|
|[Organic Black Cumin (Nigella sativa) (seed) powder]||40 mg|
|[Organic Turmeric (rhizome) powder (from culture media)]||27.2 mg|
|[Organic Turmeric (rhizome) supercritical extract]||8 mg|
• Daily value not established
Other ingredients: Culture media (organic soy flour, organic gum acacia, organic Saccharomyces cerevisiae [active and inactive], organic maltodextrin, organic orange peel powder, organic molasses, organic carrot powder, organic alfalfa powder, lactic acid bacteria [L. acidophilus, B. bifidum, L. rhamnosus], papain [deactivated], bromelain [deactivated] and organic safflower oil), organic gum acacia, silicon dioxide, lac resin and carnauba wax.
Contains: Fermented soy and fermented wheat (as food source for Saccharomyces cerevisiae).**
** The wheat has been processed to allow this food to meet the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for gluten-free foods.
Caution: As with any dietary supplement, you should advise your healthcare professional of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your healthcare professional prior to using this product. Do not use if taking anti-coagulants. Discontinue use and contact your healthcare professional if you experience a side effect or an allergic reaction. Read ingredients carefully and avoid use if known sensitivity to any of the ingredients. Do not combine with other products containing Vitamin D. Keep out of reach of children.
WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.