Antioxidants and Preeclampsia

Research has elucidated a connection between antioxidants and preeclampsia. Compared to healthy pregnant women, preeclamptic women have low levels of several dietary antioxidants in their blood, including vitamin C, vitamin E, lycopene and beta-carotene. Look for foods with deep colors and strong flavors.
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About Author: Jennifer Enoch

Jennifer Enoch completed a direct-entry midwifery apprenticeship at Family Birth Services in Texas in 1995. She attended the University of California at San Francisco for CNM certification in 2000. She recently worked for more than three years in a busy urban practice serving low-income women in Indianapolis and now resides in Bloomington, Indiana.

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