Children born to moms with poorly controlled blood sugar during pregnancy have a 6-19x increased risk of diabetes or obesity.
Unfortunately, our current dietary recommendations for carbohydrates during pregnancy are way too high for many individuals which can cause unstable blood sugar.
Many leading organizations also claim that vegan diets are safe for pregnancy, yet, according to registered dietician, Certified Diabetes Educator and author, Lily Nichols, there are many reasons to doubt their safety.
To help feel empowered rather than confused around prenatal nutrition, this week's podcast is devoted to how to eat for the healthiest pregnancy and children possible.
Here are some of my favorite takeaways:
If you are a mom, planning to get pregnant or know someone who is - please share this podcast so we can help spread the good word.
Happy, healthy New Year, everyone!
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