How does diet affect one’s body?

Your diet during pregnancy is very crucial for both you and your baby. You may have taken all the prenatal tests necessary and also not had a single drink of alcohol nor smoked a single cigarette in your whole pregnancy. However, your pregnancy diet may well lead to many health complications, which would affect both you and your baby. A good pregnancy diet is essential to giving birth to a healthy baby. Here is how your diet during pregnancy affects both you and your baby’s health… Eating f...
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Foods to avoid when you are pregnant

Pregnancy is a beautiful phase in a woman’s life. It is not only a time of anticipation of an addition to the family, but it is also a time when she faces a number of changes- in her body, emotions, attitude and most importantly, her priorities. Associated with this phase are food cravings that many women go through. However, there are some foods that you should avoid for the sake of your health and your baby’s wellbeing.  Despite all the advice you get from friends and family, about what you sh...
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Pregnancy power foods

When you are pregnant, you have the responsibility for the wellbeing of two. Growth of your baby generally continues irrespective of what you eat, but there are some key nutrients that are required for your baby that, if not included in your diet could lead to deficiencies in both you and your baby. During pregnancy, you’ll need protein and calcium for your baby’s tissues and bones. You’ll also need extra folic acid to protect against neural tube birth defects, as well as more iron to help re...
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