Nutrition in Pregnancy


From the minute you find out you are pregnant most moms-to-be have a number of questions
relating to pregnancy nutrition. What foods you should be eating and which foods should you be
avoiding as the next nine months progress.


Nutrition in Pregnancy

Some foods are even better completely avoided.
Then there is all those old wives’ tales to sort through and figure out truth from fiction. Let’s try
to simplify things at least a little for you in this article.
Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners
When you are pregnant, you should try to avoid, even better cut out, sugar and artificial
sweetener from your diet. Don’t make the mistake of replacing sugar with Sucralose, aspartame
or other artificial sweeteners, which are potent chemicals with questionable health concerns. In
fact, there affect on the fetes is not yet established and there is a belief they could pose a health
risk to your baby.

Sugar is responsible for a number of pregnancy concerns but the most worrisome is the fast
release of insulin in your body. This can result in your pancreas falling short of being able to do
its job properly, which in turn leads to an increase in blood sugar levels in the body.

Nutrition in Pregnancy


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