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Nutritionist for Pregnant Women Grand Junction CO

Local resource for nutritionists for pregnant women in Grand Junction. 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.

Jeanette M Durham
(970) 243-2907
831 Colorado Ave
Grand Junction, CO
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

Jenny Craig
(970) 242-9833
2454 Highway 6 and 50 Ste 113
Grand Junction, CO
Alternate Phone Number
(970) 242-9833
Services
Weight Loss, Diet Plans

A Gift Of Hands Massagerapy
(970) 263-4126
530 Main St
Grand Junction, CO
 
Brady Chiropractic Group PC
(970) 242-8162
514 28-1/4 Rd Ste 1
Grand Junction, CO
 
Curves
(866) 491-6562
2478 Patterson Rd., #23
Grand Junction, CO
 
Vanessa R Carter
(970) 254-2360
3150 N 12th St
Grand Junction, CO
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

Back To Health Wellness Center
(970) 257-9199
755 North Ave Ste B
Grand Junction, CO
 
Dorenkamp Chiropractic LLC
(970) 242-7700
609 North Ave
Grand Junction, CO
 
Jenny Craig Weight Loss Ctr
(970) 242-9833
2454 Highway 6 And 50
Grand Junction, CO

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Bellezza Laser Aesthetics
(970) 245-6911
2470 F Rd Ste 8
Grand Junction, CO
 
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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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