MSG Is Safe During Pregnancy

Monosodium glutamate, more commonly called MSG, can be found in many foods. Chinese food is a classic example, but it can also be found in sausage, salty chips, lunchmeats, Asian-inspired sauces and chicken products. ... read more »

The Causes of Food Aversion during Pregnancy

Food cravings in pregnancy are common, but so are food aversions. Referred to by researchers as “taste aversions,” these are often-dramatic feelings of disgust toward particular foods, tastes and food smells. ... read more »

What Prenatal Factors Can Cause Obesity in Your Child?

One study reveals that babies who are born to mothers who suffer from a rare metabolic complication during pregnancy are just programmed to be overweight. ... read more »

Super Foods for Pregnancy

It’s important to eat the balanced diet you’ve discussed with your doctor, but here are some of our favorite nutrient-rich super foods that will nourish both your body and your baby. ... read more »

Can You Give into Those Pregnancy Pizza Cravings?

In my opinion, pizza is the food of the gods. I know it’s unhealthy. I know how much fat is in the cheese. I know how many carbs a single slice has. But frankly, I don’t care, because nothing tastes better. ... read more »

Food Preferences are Formed in the Womb

If you eat a lot of veggies during your pregnancy, will your baby be more apt to like them? By consuming a lot of sugary foods and candies while pregnant, are you giving your baby a predisposition for a sweet tooth later in life? ... read more »

Eat Fruit, but Skip the Papaya

Experts agree that pregnant women should eat as much fruit as possible to keep their bodies and their babies as healthy has possible. Fruits contain essential vitamins and nutrients that help women stay strong and maintain a healthy weight. ... read more »

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