Nutrient intakes during pregnancy: the influence of smoking status and age.
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To examine the relation of antioxidant and other nutrient intakes in pregnancy to smoking and sociodemographic variables. DESIGN: Cohort study. SETTING: St Mary's Maternity Hospital, Portsmouth. PARTICIPANTS: Pregnant nulliparous women, with no existing complications of pregnancy, were recruited from antenatal booking clinics. A total of 774 women completed seven day food diaries, and supplied detailed data on their use of nutrient supplements. MAIN RESULTS: Smokers had lower...Expand abstract
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