In this video, we learn some nutrition tips for pregnant women, in the Viveka health center.
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Dr. Su Laurent: Hello, I'm Su Laurent. I'm a consultant pediatrician and medical advisor to the baby channel. We've come today to Viveka to witness and interview between a nutritionist and a patient. Let's talk about some of the things that she can do to help pregnancy. Unknown Doctor: Hi, Su Laurent. How are you? Patient: I'm great. Thank you really well. Unknown Doctor: How is --? Patient: She is great. She is one year old next month. Unknown Doctor: Of course, she doesn't -- from? Patient: I know it's amazing that I'm having a great time. Unknown Doctor: Good. Keep it up. Patient: And you know it's been a real joy. Unknown Doctor: Brilliant. Patient: I love it. I'm looking forward for the next. Unknown Doctor: So that's why we're here today. Obviously to actually -- bad habits that most of -- last year and sort of recap how you -- minimal health, and then the deficiencies already can wind up and get the time--. Patient: Okay. Unknown Doctor: So, we got your blood test results here. Actually, you also --too bad. Alright, good. Patient: Good. Unknown Doctor: The Zinc level is just within the normal range, but it's in the lower range of normal. So, I think actually we probably need to do little bit of work with that. Patient: Alright. Unknown Doctor: And maybe it's so dedicative fairly had a little bit of -- called Patient: Yes, I have. Unknown Doctor: The immune system (Voice Overlap) A little bit of those -- immune system as well , is we can make it sort of try and built that up a little bit more if we can. Patient: Okay. Unknown Doctor: I also, I'm going to give you a sheet here, which actually tells you which food that we're (Voice Overlap) maybe supplements we can actually work with the foods that you're eating, just to get itself example pumpkin seeds, you know just how -- and kind of other minerals sort of maybe bringing those back into them use these, back to using this a snack will be wonderful. Patient: Alright. Unknown Doctor: So, the permanent level is looking good, so that's fine. Obviously, you've got sugar into balance these days not favor the sweets too much, chewing the chocolates Patient: No. Unknown Doctor: But always that's the -- and not lower on the glucose. Patient: Okay. Unknown Doctor: The one little multiway and is magnesia that's looking low, and that's very, very common, when people have notice stress. And then running at full pair and running a business, which I want to do (Voice Overlap) Patient: I mean almost not had being slight stressed recently. Unknown Doctor: So, what we need to do is lift all our green leafy vegetables. Any thing that is green, any vegetable that is green will have a lot of magnesium in it. Also, if you think about the greens it's also for the folic acid and that's going so to get that. So, I don't know how you have you got lots of greens? Patient: Well, yeah, I mean -- yes, we do have some, but probably I could have more. Unknown Doctor: The problem is as if we're quite stressed that we're doing a lot-- Patient: Yeah. Unknown Doctor: Using up a lot of energy, but actually use most magnesium as well. So -- Patient: And that's interesting, it's quite lower. Unknown Doctor: This just quite low, but I think we need to build that up, not just to diet, but we maybe look at adding it like an extra supplement for on to that's just to get you really build up. Patient: Yeah. Unknown Doctor: Just to get you really (Voice Overlap), and then we got the toxic metal that's lead cadmium, aluminium and mercury and they're all within the acceptable range, so that's fine. So we now got next statement analysis and will actually all the minerals will be actually within the normal range and the zinc level quite high. Patient: Oh, that's good. Unknown Doctor: But that isn't very high popular, now trouble with high copper. Yes, it is molecularly very similar to Zinc. So, sometimes when the copper is quite high, couples using the same absorption mechanism and so using the same tra