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What to Eat When You're Expecting

Part one in a series for moms-to-be

by Meri Raffetto RD, LDN  |  3410 views  |  0 comments  |        Rate this now! 

To recap, a few small changes to make to your diet while you are expecting include:
  • Slightly increase your calories by adding another snack or eating slightly bigger meals.
  • Make sure you are getting a significant protein source with meals (meats, eggs, dairy, nuts, beans).
  • Add some DHA-rich foods such as salmon and/or fortified eggs or talk to your doctor about supplements.

About the Author

Meri Raffetto is a Registered Dietitian, and a columnist for Work It, Mom! and the founder of Real Living Nutrition Services, an online weight loss program that empowers people to make small changes s

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