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Nutritionist for Pregnant Women Monroe LA

Local resource for nutritionists for pregnant women in Monroe. 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.

Diet Center Of Monroe
(318) 323-3438
807 Stubbs Ave Suite 2
Monroe, LA
Natural Wellness
(318) 387-3000
405C Stella St
W. Monroe, LA
Robert L Fortier Bensen, MD
(228) 897-2337
301 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy
New Orleans, LA
Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Nutrition
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital: St Tammany Parish Hosp, Covington, La; Northshore Reg Med Ctr, Slidell, La; Memorial Hospital At Gulfport, Gulfport, Ms; Gulf Coast Comm Hosp, Biloxi, Ms
Group Practice: Center For Functional Medicine

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Health Enhancements
(337) 234-3784
214 Rivergate Drive
Lafayette, LA
Guided Imagery, Stress Management, Nutrition, Herbal Medicine
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Zone Certified Dr
(504) 837-3737
3351 Severn Ave,# 204
Metairie, LA
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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

Natural Wellness Center
(318) 387-3000
2106 N. 7th St, Suite 132
West Monroe, LA
natural holistic medicine

Kimberly Albritton, RD
(318) 982-8784
700 Albritton Rd
Downsville, LA
Steven Patrick Unkel, MD
(318) 368-2238
811 James St Ste A
Farmerville, LA
General Practice, Nutrition
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital: Union General Hospital, Farmerville, La

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Dr. Conrad Adams
(225) 924-0604
4664 Jamestown Ave, Suite 140-C
Baton Rouge, LA
Blood Chemistry Analysis, Energy Healing, Guided Imagery, Healing Touch, Hypnotherapy, Integrative Medicine, Medical Intuitive, Meditation, Metaphysics, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Past Life Regression, Psychotherapy, Reflexology, Reiki, Spiritual Counseling, Therapeutic Touch, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wellness Centers
Associated Hospitals
Alpha Motivation Institute

Jenny Craig
(318) 798-2608
7511 Youree Dr Ste 200
Shreveport, LA
Alternate Phone Number
(318) 798-2608
Weight Loss, Diet Plans

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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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