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Diet / Nutrition

Vitamins for Pregnancy

Pregnancy requires a healthy diet including the recommended daily allowance of the basic nutrients but also enough vitamins and minerals in natural form from healthy foods, or coming from multi-vitamins or dietary supplements.

Pregnancy Nutrition Guide Part. 1

Whether you are a new mother to be or you are going to be a mother for the second or third time, there are a few facts you need to know in order to keep a healthy diet all year-round. However, nutrition is particularly important during pregnancy.

Pregnancy Nutrition Guide Part. 2

In our previous article, we were talking about the importance of observing the recommended daily allowance (RDA) of nutrients in your diet all the time, but particularly when you are pregnant.

Pregnancy Diet Do's and Don'ts

Lifestyle change with pregnancy, or at least they should because not only your health as a mother to be matters but also the health of the baby and even the health of your partner to avoid any possible genetic inheritance.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Many pregnant women do not pay enough attention to the consequences of drinking alcohol during pregnancy, particularly those who consider themselves "light" or social drinkers however, just a few drops of alcohol may harm your baby more that you think.

Importance of A Health Diet During Pregnancy

Eat well is not just our Granny's –sometimes tedious- advice but of particular importance for pregnant women. Eating a well-balanced diet is not the old misconception of eating "for two" increasing meal ration size either, one for the mother-to-be and another for the developing baby and does not mean increasing how often you eat.

The Importance of Folic Acid

From the care before getting pregnant to every single stage of pregnancy, there is an important vitamin always present and widely recommended not only for a healthy diet but to give birth to a healthy baby: the Folic acid, a B vitamin.

Model Diet for The Pregnant Woman

Nutrition is not a game or superfluous requirement but a true need of our bodies to stay healthy whether you are pregnant or not, however during pregnancy staying healthy is more important because it is not only your live but also your baby that you will be affecting.

Pregnancy Nutrition and Prevention

The statistics of mothers having any kind of pregnancy related complication is really high considering that nearly a third of the almost 4 million of American women giving birth every year present some kind of disorder according to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Food and Nutrition Myths

When the time to get pregnant comes, many myths still survive in your head and you may be wondering if they worked for your mother and if it is your duty to follow her example and beliefs to guarantee a robust, healthy newborn.

Pregnancy; Eating and Overweight

Although there is not any written outline about how much weight you may gain during pregnancy, it is estimated that many women gain around 25 to 35 pounds on average during the nine months of pregnancy.

Return to Nature When You're Pregnant

"An apple a day keeps the doctor away", not only a true statement in the old saying but also an apple is a source of antioxidant quercetin that fights cell damage, according to recent studies and the reason why the only time that legendary Johnny Appleseed got sick was at the time of his death.