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Nutritionist for Pregnant Women Flagstaff AZ

Local resource for nutritionists for pregnant women in Flagstaff. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to dietary requirements, pregnancy vitamins, pregnancy minerals, nutritional requirements, daily protein intake information, and advice on prenatal calcium requirements, as well as advice and content on pregnancy workout plans.

Sharon A Grasso
(928) 213-6100
2500 N Rose St
Flagstaff, AZ
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Body Shop Physicalrapy Clinic
(928) 214-7303
215 N Humphreys St
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Absolute Wellness
(928) 214-8707
519 N Leroux St
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Flagstaff Pediatric Nutrition
(937) 287-3010
720 W Grand Canyon Ave
Flagstaff , AZ
Alternate Phone Number
928-607-0853
Services
Nutrition Counseling/ Medical Nutrition Therapy
Hours
Monday-Friday
Membership Organizations
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Laura R Wittke, MS, RD
(928) 814-9585
Practical Nutrition, LLC
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Diane L Phillips
(928) 214-3920
1215 N Beaver St,# 201
Flagstaff, AZ
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Health Management Consulting
(928) 773-0093
655 E Ponderosa Pkwy
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Audiology Services Flagstaff Medical Center
(928) 214-3728
1200 N Beaver St
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Cathy Tomasi, CDE, RD
(928) 773-1245
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Jeanine A Drake, RD
Flagstaff Medical Center1200 N Beaver St
Flagstaff, AZ
 

Eating For Two

We've all heard the old saying She's eating for two now. However, it doesn't mean eating twice the amount of food! Pregnancy diet and nutrition is extremely important, for the mother's health and the health of the baby. By following a balanced diet and making sure you're getting all of the nutrients you need, you'll enjoy a healthier pregnancy.

Many women mistakenly feel that because they are pregnant, they have free reign to eat as much of any foods as they like. Eating for two is not an excuse to eat huge portions of fatty foods, candies and baked goods. These foods are fine in moderation, but your focus should be on a diet rich in vegetables and fruits, whole grains and dairy products.

You'll need only about 300 extra calories during your pregnancy, and even fewer than that during your first trimester. You will need more of certain foods, as your dietary requirements increase once you're pregnant. You'll need to increase your intake of breads and cereals, up to nine servings per day. Have at least three servings of calcium, which is found in dairy products such as milk and yogurt. You can even get the calcium you need from skim milk, which has the same amount as whole milk.

Protein is essential to keep your body functioning, so have three servings per day. Lean meat, fish and eggs are all good sources of protein. If you're vegetarian or vegan, dried beans and nuts are good sources or protein.

A prenatal vitamin will make up for any deficiencies in your diet, and provide the extra vitamins and minerals that are required for pregnancy. There are many supplements available, and your physician can help you decide which one will be most beneficial for you.

There are some exceptions to the eating for two rules. If you are underweight, your doctor may recommend a diet that's higher in fat to get your weight up to a healthy level. Or, if you are a teenager your nutritional requirements w...

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