Prenatal Nutritionists Conway AR

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Conway, AR. 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.

Kellie A Turpin
(501) 450-9292
700 Salem Rd
Conway, AR
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Pipkin Barry
(501) 812-5990
10301 Maumelle Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
 
Dr.Debra Lawrence
(501) 450-3920
2200 Ada Ave # 301
Conway, AR
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.3, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Lynn Alderson Smith, MD
(501) 329-3824
2425 Dave Ward Dr Ste 401
Conway, AR
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Lake East Hospital, Painesville, Oh

Data Provided By:
Carole L Bryant Jackson, MD
(501) 327-9497
525 Western Ave Ste 303
Conway, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Conway Reg Med Ctr, Conway, Ar
Group Practice: Conway Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Martinez Michael A Dr
(501) 327-2273
602 Oak St
Conway, AR
 
Spencer Lee Johnson
(501) 327-9497
525 Western Ave
Conway, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Paul Lewis Mc Christian, MD
(501) 327-6547
2519 College Ave
Conway, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1973

Data Provided By:
Kenneth James Lambert, MD
(501) 686-6114
950 Scherman Oaks Cir
Conway, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Phillip Thomas Gullic, MD
(501) 450-9494
525 Western Ave Ste 305
Conway, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Conway Reg Med Ctr, Conway, Ar
Group Practice: Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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