pregnancy

Blog entry | Dec 20 2016
Throughout 2016, the IFIC Foundation has brought you the scoop on all things food. Let’s take a look back at our top posts from the year (based on the total number of views):   New Dietary Guidelines: What Changed & What Stayed the Same When...
Blog entry | Oct 05 2016
Hi, again, from the pregnancy diaries. It’s been a crazy 9 ½ months with only a few more weeks to go. As I reflect on the joys and challenges of pregnancy, there’s one challenge in particular that I’d like to shed some light on: eating away from...
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Article | Oct 04 2016
Recipes Pickled Turnips Island Coconut and Sweet Potato Stew Chickpea and Roasted Eggplant Fetteh "Spiked" Nutrition: Oat Crusted Chicken with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce (VIDEO/RECIPE CARD) "Spiked" Nutrition: Pasta with Salmon Meatballs (...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2016
You may have a lot of questions when it comes to healthy eating during pregnancy. How many calories do I need? Are there certain foods I need to eat? Our "Eating for Two" infographic covers all of the basics of healthy eating to support a growing...
Blog entry | Sep 06 2016
Nutrition is top of mind for many moms-to-be. But the topic can be difficult to navigate during pregnancy. You might have heard that good nutrition plays a key role in the health of both the mom and baby, but what does “good nutrition” actually look...
Blog entry | Aug 01 2016
You may have many questions about this important milestone. When are babies ready for solid foods? Which foods should be given? How much food is enough? This resource provides tips for starting solid foods and keeping infants safe when they are...
Blog entry | Jul 27 2016
Buh bye eggs benny. So long sushi. RIP Thursday happy hour. This was the beginning of my eulogy to food once I found out I was pregnant. Of course there was excitement, but that excitement was also followed by a wave of fear. In terms of food and...
Blog entry | Jul 21 2016
A healthy eating pattern is very important during pregnancy. Good nutrition plays a key role in the health of both mother and baby. As a mom-to-be, you have higher nutrient needs than you did before conception. Yet the general principles of good...
Blog entry | Jun 15 2016
Our favorite morning beverage and afternoon pick-me-up was evaluated for how it impacts the risk of cancer in people. Well, good news! Coffee is no longer deemed as a possible carcinogen and recent research even shows drinking coffee might help...
Blog entry | May 12 2016
Another day, another study on low-calorie sweeteners. This latest study looked at associations between women who reported drinking beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners while pregnant and the body mass index of their eventual child. With...
Blog entry | Mar 25 2016
The latest problematic study, rooted in spurious correlation and statistical manipulation, has sparked a round of headlines that connect couples’ caffeine consumption to miscarriages. It’s an incredibly painful topic, and reporting on it deserves...
Blog entry | Mar 08 2016
March 8 is International Women’s Day. To commemorate this important day,  we pulled together our favorite posts that celebrate women. Explore how women are changing the face of agriculture, standing up for science, and being mindful of the unique...
Blog entry | Oct 23 2015
There may never be another time in your life where you receive a doctor’s order to consume 300 more calories per day! Your baby-to-be needs those extra calories. While pregnant, eating a healthy diet is crucial to making sure your baby is getting...
Blog entry | Sep 17 2015
Move over ramen, there’s a new bowl-friendly option in town. As a die-hard fan of the hip ramen trend, I was extremely curious to find out more about the latest bowl-centric food. What exactly is poké? Is it nutritious? Are there any concerns about...
Blog entry | Jun 04 2015
There are a lot of rules that change when you’re pregnant. But thankfully for those of us who love to wake up to warm java, the need to cut out caffeine is a myth. In a scientific opinion on caffeine safety, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA...

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