Prenatal Nutritionists Pueblo CO

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Pueblo, CO. 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.

Carolyn M Cordova
(719) 584-4358
400 W 16th St
Pueblo, CO
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

Pratt Chiropractic Center
(719) 564-0461
3023 W Northern Av
Pueblo, CO
 
Carol Mcgrath Certified Nutritionist
(719) 351-9629
2027 Columbia Dr
Pueblo, CO
 
James William Meeuwsen, MD
(719) 564-0660
1600 N Grand Ave Ste 260
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
German
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Parkview Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co; St Mary-Corwin Reg Med Ctr, Pueblo, Co
Group Practice: Pueblo Associates IN Ob Gyn

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Laurel E Wood Wright, MD
1600 N Grand Ave Ste 110
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1992

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Herbalife
(719) 564-3391
1518 Cypress
Pueblo, CO
 
Pratt Chiropractic
(719) 564-0461
3023 W Northern Ave
Pueblo, CO
 
Snap Fitness
(719) 544-7627
198 S Purcell Blvd Ste 150
Pueblo, CO
 
Sara M Tonsing
(719) 543-6755
1600 N Grand Ave
Pueblo, CO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Bruce Hanson, MD
(859) 441-7555
510 W 3rd St
Pueblo, CO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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