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Prenatal vitamins: How to choose the best for your pregnancy

Posted March 9, 2014

A prenatal vitamin is vital for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, but knowing when to start taking them, which brand to buy and how much of each vitamin and mineral to look for can be daunting. Here, get the 411 on everything you need to know about prenatal vitamins.

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Healthy dieting during pregnancy can help you reduce dangerous complications

Posted May 20, 2012

A new study has shown that dieting during pregnancy can help you reduce dangerous complications. Although pregnant women have been warned for generations not to diet while pregnant, a new study in the British Medical Journal shows that eating a healthy diet that is guided by dieticians and other resources may actually help reduce some complications associated with pregnancy.

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Why Pregnant Women Need More Choline

Posted May 7, 2012

Choline is a nutrient you don’t hear much about, but if researchers at Cornell University have their way, at least pregnant women will become more familiar with it. That’s because increasing their intake of choline during pregnancy could have a positive effect on their children later in life.

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Fruit and Vegetable Diet ‘Not Enough’ to Stave Off Weight Gain

Posted April 30, 2012

A comprehensive new study has found that eating lots of fruits and vegetables may not be enough to stave off the weight gain that often comes with age. Researchers from Imperial College London discovered that those who ate the most fruit and veg were no less likely to gain weight- once factors like calorie intakes and exercise habits-were taken into account.

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