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Is Your Pregnancy Diet Safe?

You recall it well: The moment you put your fork down and decided, “No more meat/animal products/gluten!” Full of conviction, you changed your grocery list and restaurant orders ... and then didn’t give it a ton of thought. But now that your munchkin is getting a bit of everything you eat—and none of what you don’t—you may be reconsidering that decision for your pregnancy diet. Should you stick with it? Will your vegan resolve go AWOL during pregnancy? Will your babe miss out if you skip carbs?

The Downside to a Home-Cooked Meal

A recent study published by PBS revealed that "home-cooking disproportionally burdens mothers." Gee, you think?

Herb, Goat Cheese and Spinach Frittata

By using half whole eggs and half egg whites, you get the yolks' nutrients—especially choline and omega-3s for fetal brain development—with less cholesterol.

Grilled Fruit Salad with Banana Ice Cream

Grilling sun-kissed fruits supercharges their natural sweetness, making them the stars of this dessert. They also supply vitamin C, which aids in Baby’s brain development. First trimester bonus: The potassium in bananas helps quell morning sickness. Recipe by Matthew Kadey, M.S., R.D.

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