We're often bombarded with messages about cutting down our fat intakes. Some people even avoid them wherever possible. However, some fats are 'essential' – we must include them in our diets because our bodies can't make them.
Your complete guide to healthy eating in pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding, including current advice on a healthy diet and exercise, as well as recommendations for prenatal vitamins and book reviews.
Some foods are simply super! Super healthy and packed full of quality nutrients. The 'superfoods' in this article have been selected for their fantastic nutritional content.
Most mums-to-be know that a healthy diet and lifestyle in pregnancy will improve the health of their baby. But just how much of an effect do our diets have on the baby?
Coming to terms with weight gain in pregnancy and the lack of control this may bring can be a worrying time for some mums-to-be. For others, pregnancy can be seen as an excuse to eat what they want to, or 'eat for two'.
Bulimia nervosa, usually abbreviated to bulimia, is an eating disorder in which food obsession becomes the primary coping mechanism during stress situations.
Congratulations! You are now entering the ‘4th trimester’. Your baby is here and you’re probably hoping to get rid of the pregnancy weight in much less time than the nine months it took to get there.
Vitamin D is known as the 'sunshine vitamin' because our bodies make most of our requirements from the action of sunlight on our skin.
The experts' guide to pregnancy and early parenthood - by Dr Anne Deans
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