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Ten Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

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When you’re pregnant, anything that you feed yourself also feeds your fetus. A growing body of evidence shows that nourishment during pregnancy will significantly affect the short and long-term health of the baby. In addition to the right types and amounts of proteins, carbohydrates and fats, micronutrients such as vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients (natural chemicals found in a variety of plant foods) are important to healthy development.


Scripps Dr. Steven Pratt lists the ten nutrients that are essential for a healthy pregnancy and recommended for every mom-to-be in the latest “To Your Health” article.


Read the full online article at: 10 Essential Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy.

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