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can i eat sugar everyday during pregnancy?

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Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a good idea: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you and your baby will be.
Answered on Feb 9, 2017
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23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
excellent advice!
Dec 21, 2013

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