Category Archives: Nutrition

Prenatal Vitamins For Autism Prevention

A recent study concluded that women who begin taking prenatal vitamins in the pregnancy-planning stage may be able to help reduce the chance of their child being born with an autism spectrum disorder. The study participants included 700 families with children between the ages … Continue reading

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The Importance of Folic Acid in Prenatal Nutrition

  Folic Acid and Pregnancy Carrying and giving birth to healthy baby can only be accomplished if you take good care of yourself and your health during your pregnancy by consuming healthy pregnancy foods . These would include making sure … Continue reading

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The Importance of Protein During Pregnancy

  There are so many women having babies nowadays, that there is focus on health and pregnancy nutrition for mothers, now more than ever before.  Many women want to make sure that they’re eating all the right foods, getting enough … Continue reading

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Feed Your Fetus: Healthy Foods for Pregnancy

 Chicken-Berry Spinach Salad  Ingredients: 6 Strawberries (Halved) 8 Blackberries 10 Blueberries 1/3 Sliced Red Onion 5 Leaves Fresh Basil 2 Cups Spinach Leaves 2 tsp Sliced almonds 1 [10oz.] Can White Chicken Breast (Drained) Combine berries, basil, onions, and spinach and then toss with … Continue reading

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Feed Your Fetus: Healthy Foods for Pregnancy

 Peppered Turkey Burgers Choose any lean ground turkey from your local market and prepare to get creative. Turkey tends to be a bit bland on its own, so feel free to add a pinch of salt and pepper(or cilantro or chili-pepper for a … Continue reading

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Pregnant Mother’s Diet Impacts Infant’s Sense of Smell, Alters Brain Development

Put down the Potato Chips and click the link below. Your baby will thank you later. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101201095559.htm

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Calorie Requirements During Pregnancy

All too often women use pregnancy as an excuse to eat whatever they want. Unfortunately this attitude poses not only negative maternal consequences, but also creates potential health problems for your unborn in utero and later in life. Take into … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Power Foods: Greek Yogurt

If you haven’t yet experienced the delicious taste and great health benefits associated with Greek yogurt, now is the time. Greek yogurt is much different than your run of the mill sugar-laden yogurt so often found in the aisles of … Continue reading

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Foods to Avoid While Pregnant

Proper prenatal care requires vigilant attention to the foods you put into your body. Many pregnant women are surprised to find that they can no longer enjoy many of their favorite foods or beverages. Remember, the foods you eat during this … Continue reading

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