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Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2021, Pages 101 - 112

How to Fulfill Carotenoid Needs during Pregnancy and for the Growth and Development of Infants and Children – A Review

Authors
Monika Nur Utami Prihastyanti*, Rosita Dwi Chandra, Diah Mustika Lukitasari
Ma Chung Research Center for Photosynthetic Pigments, Universitas Ma Chung, Villa Puncak Tidar N-01, Malang, East Java 65151, Indonesia
*Corresponding author. Email: monika.nur@machung.ac.id
Corresponding Author
Monika Nur Utami Prihastyanti
Received 26 February 2021, Accepted 15 June 2021, Available Online 9 July 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/efood.k.210701.001How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Carotenoids, pregnancy, growth and development, carotenoid-rich foods
Abstract

Society’s latest lifestyle has developed to a more rapid mobilization and advanced technology which makes people’s daily needs of nutrients have altered as well. This phenomenon comes to consequences where healthy diet has been neglected and people consume food only to fulfill the calories—which can be supplied by consumption of macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. To reach good health status, intake of micronutrients is also important to maintain biological process occurred inside human’s body as the deficiency of them may interfere the continuity of metabolic regulation of the body. Carotenoids have been known as pigments that are synthesized only in plants. The roles of carotenoids for the improvement of health have been investigated by numerous research reports, and they are highlighted in this review paper, especially their role for pregnancy and also, growth and development of infants and children. Readers will be able to read recommendation of carotenoid sources and their carotenoid composition that can be consumed periodically. Furthermore, several techniques on processing technology were also elaborated to improve people’s knowledge to preserve carotenoids in the ingredients.

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Journal
eFood
Volume-Issue
2 - 3
Pages
101 - 112
Publication Date
2021/07/09
ISSN (Online)
2666-3066
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/efood.k.210701.001How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2021 The Authors. Publishing services by Atlantis Press International B.V.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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