Prenatal Nutritionists Logansport IN

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Logansport, IN. 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.

James A Hall
(574) 722-3566
1025 Michigan Ave
Logansport, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jeffrey Adrian Van Curen, MD
(574) 722-3566
1201 Michigan Ave Ste 170
Logansport, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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Julie Liweikarol Becker, MD
12 Chase Park
Logansport, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 2001

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William B Murray
(574) 722-3566
1025 Michigan Ave
Logansport, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.James Hall
(574) 722-3566
Ste 115, 1025 Michigan Avenue
Logansport, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gregory Alan Miller, MD
(574) 722-3636
PO Box 299
Logansport, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Josephs Hosp, Huntingburg, In; Memorial Hosp And Healthcare C, Jasper, In

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Duffy C Murphy
(574) 722-3566
1025 Michigan Ave
Logansport, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jeffrey A Vancuren
(574) 722-3566
1025 Michigan Ave
Logansport, IN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Alan Hall, MD
(574) 722-3566
1025 Michigan Ave Ste 115
Logansport, IN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.JEFFREY VANCUREN
(574) 722-3566
Ste 115, 1025 Michigan Avenue
Logansport, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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