Simplifying the art of healthy living and nutrition in mothers and newborns through a healthy diet When it comes to nutrition in mother and their newborns, special care should be given to their cooking oil because it serves as the fat food supply for them. 

Fat is a group of important nutrients that provides energy in the children, helps regulate body temperatures and absorbs vitamins like A, D, E, and K to help complete the structure as brain tissue and some other important hormones. RPS Kohli, Director at JIVO WELLNESS, has listed why canola oil is an ideal choice of oil for breastfeeding mothers and their babies:

 A UK study found that canola oil encourages the production of brown fat in breastfeeding mothers, which breaks down to produce heat and helps regulate infants’ blood-sugar levels. Brown fat also helps to keep newborns warm and is also used by hibernating animals during the winter. Thus, helps in the maintenance of bodily temperatures.

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Babies born to breastfeeding mothers who take canola-oil supplements are more likely to have ‘good’ fat, new research suggests. It also contains omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids, which are crucial for the baby’s growth and development. With the saturated fat content of only 7%, making canola oil a healthy option for consumption.

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Canola oil is high in monounsaturated fats, which have been shown to lower cholesterol and reduces your risk for heart disease; making it ideal for women suffering from cardiovascular diseases. These fats also help improve blood sugar control, which helps you stay healthier if you have type 2 diabetes.

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Healthy fats in canola oil help your body to absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Your baby needs these vitamins for healthy vision, bones, skin and blood clotting. They also boost immunity in newborns, making them healthier. Buy Borges Canola Oil, 1L for Rs 199, here.

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Nutrition in breastfeeding mothers is perhaps the most important factor that should be kept in mind for better growth and development of newborns and their mothers. Buy Hudson Canola Oil, 1L (Pack of 2) for Rs 397, here. 

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A lack of proper nutrients rich diet for a mother can take a toll on baby’s health. So, a healthy diet for mothers promotes optimum health for her and ensures proper physical and mental development of their newborns. Thus, canola oil should be used for making food for breastfeeding mothers to ensure healthy mother and child. Buy DiSano Canola Oil, for All Cooking Needs, Lowest in Saturated Fat, 1L for Rs 179, here.

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