Prenatal Nutritionists Aztec NM

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Aztec, NM. Includes detailed information on local nutritionists that provide access to micronutrients, folic acid, protein, calcium, vitamins, pregnancy weight gain information, nutrition supplements, pregnancy diet information, and prenatal nutrition supplements, as well as advice and content on pregnancy fitness.

Sandoval Chiropractic Health Center
(505) 325-3355
626 E Main St
Farmington, NM
 
Alford N Vassall, MD
656 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Joseph Szekely
(505) 325-1123
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Timothy David Mayhew, MD
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1978

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Duane Eugene Vanderslice, MD
(505) 327-3634
816 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Zambia, Sch Of Med, Lusaka, Zambia
Graduation Year: 1977

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Joseph C Szekely
(505) 325-1123
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sheila A Cepeda
(505) 325-1123
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sheila Ann Cepeda, MD
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Daniel Weipo Chang
(505) 325-1123
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Joseph Clarence Szekely, MD
630 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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Conflicting Messages on What to Eat When Pregnant

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Conflicting reports about safe levels of mercury in fish have a majority of pregnant women eliminating the food from their diet altogether. In a recent study, Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and research colleagues, warned this decreased consumption of fish among childbearing, pregnant and lactating women, and young children is likely to have detrimental consequences to public health.

Pregnant women often receive fragmented messages about what foods to avoid during their pregnancies. One of the most confusing health messages for women is the recommended guidelines for eating fish. In fact, conflicting reports about safe levels of mercury in fish have a majority of pregnant women eliminating the food from their diet altogether.

In a recent study, Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and research colleagues, warned this decreased consumption of fish among childbearing, pregnant and lactating women, and young children is likely to have detrimental consequences to public health.

"It is conservatively estimated that 73 percent, or two million women, may not be consuming enough low-mercury fish during their pregnancy," notes Childs. "By decreasing the amount of fish they eat, rather than just minimizing their consumption of the large fish, pregnant women are missing the advantages of this low fat, high protein component of a healthy diet ."

"There is much evidence that the consumption of fish, in particular, the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease ," she continues. "Fish is also beneficial to the cognitive development of the fetal and infant brain."

In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration issued a joint advisory to pregnant and nursing women warning that excessive consumption of high mercury fish can have dangerous neurological consequences to infants and young children. Methylmercury, the toxic metal found in all fish, is present at the highest levels among swordfish, shark, bluefin mackerel, tilefish and tuna.

"It's really about which fish, how much is eaten, and who is consuming the fish that's important. The ideal message will encourage the replacement of high mercury fish with low mercury fish," says Child...

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