Prenatal Nutritionists Rapid City SD

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Rapid City, SD. 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.

Alt Med Services
(605) 343-2682
8035 Black Hawk Rd., Suite 3
Black Hawk, SD
Specialty
Biofeedback, Craniosacral Therapy, Electro-dermal screening, Herbology, Homeopathy, Lymphatic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Therapeutic Touch

Body Dynamics
(605) 791-5060
2650 Jackson Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Dakota Integratiye Health Clinic
(605) 737-0872
805 Saint Cloud St
Rapid City, SD
 
James Neil Danielson, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1987

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Raymond G Burnett, MD
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1962

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Shape Up
(605) 716-2789
2120 West Main St Unit 3
Rapid City, SD
 
Healthy Horizons Naturopathic Center
(605) 791-3454
3615 Canyon Lake Dr Ste 4
Rapid City, SD
 
Express Fitness & Nutrition Club
(605) 343-1407
402 E Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD
 
Dr.Jeffrey Bendt
(605) 342-3280
2820 Mount Rushmore Rd
Rapid City, SD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.1, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Anthony S Diehl
(605) 343-9224
677 Cathedral Dr
Rapid City, SD
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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