Prenatal Nutritionists Casa Grande AZ

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Casa Grande, AZ. 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.

eTrainToday Marketing
(520) 836-6014
2054 N Thornton Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Industry
Nutritionist

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Carey Leeds
(520) 836-3446
865 N Arizola Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Eleanor Ann Clark
(520) 836-1760
1821 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Barbara Diane Taylor, MD
(713) 796-0900
18701 North 67th Avenue Suite A
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1985

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Philip Bruce Ivey
(520) 836-0933
1829 E Mcmurray Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles Gideon, MD
(520) 836-3446
865 N Arizola Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Christian Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Vellore, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Casa Grande Reg Med Ctr, Casa Grande, Az
Group Practice: Sun Life Family Health Ctr

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Patricia Diane Lanter, MD
301 E Cottonwood Ln
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1991

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Susan Elaine Ponkey, MD
(617) 732-4208
1800 E Florence Blvd
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1990

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LaTrecia M Herring
(520) 836-5538
560 N Camino Mercado
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Clair L Mc Dougall, MD
(520) 426-1389
1820 E Florence Blvd Ste B
Casa Grande, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1962

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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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