Prenatal Nutritionists Lewiston ID

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Lewiston, ID. 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.

Weight Watchers
(800) 516-3535
549 5Th St
Clarkston, WA

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Dr.Sean Urquhart
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th Street
Lewiston, ID
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Daniel Richard Miller, MD
(208) 791-6718
321 Skyline Dr
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1982

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Geneen Elizabeth Bigsby, DO
(208) 746-6500
2315 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1995

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Geneen E Bigsby
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th St
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sean Tucker Urquhart, MD
(509) 838-2531
400 5th Ave
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1991

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E Wayne Day, MD
(208) 746-6111
222 Southway Ave Ste A
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1975

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E Wayne Day
(208) 746-6111
222 Southway Ave Ste A
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sean T Urquhart
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th St
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Aaron M DeMeyere
(509) 758-1102
1623 5th St
Clarkston, WA
Specialty
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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