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Nutritionist for Pregnant Women Montgomery AL

Local resource for nutritionists for pregnant women in Montgomery. 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.

G N C
(334) 269-4462
1782 Carter Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
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Nutritionist, Herbalist

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Womens & Kids Nutrition
(334) 649-2311
2519 Highland Ave
Montgomery, AL
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

La Weight Loss Ctr
(334) 396-7734
1401 I85 Pkwy Ste C
Montgomery, AL

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Down With The Pounds Medical Weight Loss
(334) 285-4413
191 Ashton Plaza St
Millbrook, AL

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Erase My Wrinkles
(205) 919-9561
4358 Wind Song CT
Trussville, AL
Industry
Nutritionist

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G N C
(334) 213-2462
7966 Vaughn Rd
Montgomery, AL
Industry
Nutritionist, Herbalist

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Anne C Merritt
(334) 396-5570
4163 Lomac St
Montgomery, AL
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

Moms And Babies Nutrition
(334) 356-8365
1170 S Decatur St
Montgomery, AL
 
Advanced Weight Loss Clinic Prattville
(334) 285-6050
2189 Cobbs Ford Rd
Prattville, AL

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Uchee Pines Institute
(334) 664-0840
30 Uchee Pines Rd
Seale, AL
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Nutritionist

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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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