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Pregnant Bloggers' Extreme Diet May Not Be Healthy

Read about how exercise during pregnancy can boost your baby's brain. During pregnancy, women's bodies use and need to replace protein more quickly, said Dr. Jennifer Ashton, a senior medical go!! contributor at ABC News and practicing OB/GYN. As a result, their recommended daily nutrition allowances increase 25 grams a day. Even their fat intake should increase, she said. While it's possible that Anthony's diet could meet a pregnant woman's nutritional needs, Ashton said she recommends a well-rounded diet full of lean protein, fresh fruit and vegetables and whole grains. "As a board-certified OB/GYN, I recommend against any extreme dietary habits during pregnancy because the possible risks to the gym fetus do not justify any possible benefits," she said.
Full story: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/pregnant-bloggers-extreme-diet-healthy/story?id=20899930

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