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A balanced diet: If you skipped the nutrition class in elementary school, there are four basic food groups from which we derive nutrients. Namely, dairy, fruits and vegetables, meats, breads, grains and cereals. The most important in the "food pyramid" to eat during pregnancy are the fruits and vegetable by serving dosages. More details? Ask your OB MD who can connect you with a Nutritionist. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Easy on the stomach: If you're not eating, for whatever reason, you want to ease your way back to a regular diet. Tea & dry toast, plain rice, and other foods that are easy to digest are the way to go. Stay away from heavy, greasy foods, as they are more likely to upset your stomach. Depending on how you do, you should be back to regular in a day or so. ...Read more
Undercooked foods, : Raw or undercooked meat/fish/poultry/eggs, unpasteurized dairy products (e.g. Queso fresco), alcohol, predatory fish (e.g. Shark, swordfish), licorice and anything you are allergic to (shrimp, nuts) come to mind immediately. If traveling abroad, only drink bottled water and avoid salads. ...Read more
M going to throw up (i'm not pregnant) and my teeth hurt making it difficult to chew. I always try to force myself but continue to not eat. Any ideas?
What are some healthy snacks i can eat to replace chips? Something i can eat and it won't make me hungry for more?
Try nuts,esp.almonds: Research shows those who eat almonds instead of other snacks lose significantly more weight. Chips are mostly carbs ; very unhealthy fats, whereas almonds contain protein ; healthy fats. Ultimately they're more satisfying ; filling.Other nuts may have similar benefits. See http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/news/20031107/almonds-may-help-in-weight-loss you can also snack on low-glycemic fruit like apples. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are the pedialyte freezer pops safe to consume during pregnancy? I have terrible morning sickness all day and I can't seem to find something that help
No change: If you are traveling in the us your diet can be the same as if you are at home. While you are traveling abroad, i would recommend maintaining a well balanced diet but would be smart about where you get your food. Reputable resturants are likely fine where as street vendors in foreign counties may be less certain. As in all pregnancies, avoidance of intake or raw risk and meats is ill advised. ...Read more
A balanced diet: Back in early elementary school most of the students were taught the essentials of a balanced diet in a "nutrition" class. This included intake from the four basic food groups, fruits and vegetables, dairy, meats, grain(bread, cereals, etc.) The serving doses have now been weighted to fruits & vegetables as most important. Your developing fetus benefits from the above, and minimize fast foods. ...Read more
You can't: Remember the term "beer belly". It is for real. ...Read more
Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet is recommended in pregnancy with all food groups represented. Typical weight gain in pregnancy for a average weight woman is 20-30 lbs for the pregnancy. There are many websites which have further guidance on specifics of well balanced diet in pregnancy. ...Read more
CNS: Chicken Noodle Soup is the traditional food we eat when we're sick - it only has 7 g of carb per serving: that's only 2% of your daily recommended allowance. ...Read more
How can I avoid craving for unhealthy foods? I want to eat right, but i work a lot and don't have time to fix healthy foods. Everything is fast food.
Healthy fats/protein: If you start your day with the food that your body needs you are less likely to have cravings. The worst thing to do is to start with sugar and caffeine. Those send your body on a roller coaster - you feel energetic right afterwards but then your energy drops and you start looking for more sugar to boost your energy. If you start with protein and fats your blood sugar won't spike. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hear eating nuts can fill you up and are nutritious. Is that true? What other healthy foods can I eat and not feel hungry afterwards?
Water and Veggies: Make sure to drink plenty of water. Usually when we think we are hungry we are actually dehydrated, so if you drink water and are still hungry then you are actually hungry. From there try eating vegetables. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Can i be involved in exercising while trying to conceive? If so, what kind is healthy and wont cause miscarriage when pregnant
I think im addicted to eating.. Is their something i can do to help stop from eating bad food all the time?
Consider speaking: With a therapist. Breaking bad habits of any kind takes work. Cognitive behavioral therapy, dieting apps on your phone, hypnosis, are just a few possible therapeutic options or a combination oc techniques can help. Because you must keep eating ending an eating addiction is complex. You need to learn to make peace with food and choose healthier ones. Ask additional questions if you need to here. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 9wks pregnant anytime i eat anything i throw up can't keep anything down i'm trying to drink liquids like gatorade anything else i can do to help?
Diet: Are your drinking enough water? Ae your starving yourself? Have you stopped caffeine? Is your nutrition good? Make sure you are eating a good healthy diet and not one otf the fad diets to loose weight very quickly. Everything in moderation. You will adjust to better eating habits and will start to feel great as you continue healthy eating. ...Read more
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