Month: March 2012

General, Nutrition

Serving Sizes for Mumma’s to Be

Keep an eye on portions during pregnancy. As we move further into your second trimester, make sure you are eating right every day. Here’s a reminder of what – and how much – you should be eating daily: •3 cups of calcium-rich foods: Including low-fat milk, yogurt, and cottage cheese. •3 cups of vegetables: At […]

Fitness

Pregnancy Exercise

Exercising throughout pregnancy has been proven to raise a woman’s odds of staying fit, and slash her risk of heart trouble later in life, according to a study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The women who exercised through pregnancy had gained less weight and fat since, and were more fit with a […]