Eating healthy and knowing what to eat during pregnancy is an essential part of being pregnant. But what is healthy? It seems like the list of what expecting mothers can or can’t eat is always changing. In this video, registered dietitian Sheila Kelly breaks down pregnancy nutrition in simple terms. Gaining weight is expected throughout the entire pregnany process. Nutrient rich foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean production are important to consume to keep you and your baby healthy.
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