Healthy Eating During Pregnancy: Tips for Expectant MomsPosted on Nov 23rd 2010 11:00AM by That's Fit Editors
If you're like many pregnant women, you swore you'd eat healthier foods the moment that you found out you were expecting.The do's and don'ts, however, can often be confusing. Can you have some caffeine or an occasional glass of wine? Do you need to take supplements if you're eating a healthy diet?
AOL Health has the answers to these and many more questions about eating during pregnancy, including the benefits that healthy eating has on your baby. Did you know that eating a diet full of calcium-rich foods, lean protein, and less caffeine and junk food will set the stage for your baby to grow into a strong child and adult while reducing his risk for certain diseases?
In fact, scientific research increasingly shows that a prenatal diet rich in nutrient-dense foods is key in preventing heart disease, diabetes, obesity and many types of cancer. We have the expert's advice on what to eat and what to avoid for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy child.