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    23 Oct

    Healthy eating is a necessity for expecting moms

    Here's some food for thought for expectant mothers seeking healthy, uncomplicated pregnancies: Eat a healthy, balanced diet.

    According to Dr. Lori Platt, OB/GYN at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital, a healthy balanced diet will minimize sugar intake, which decreases the risk of getting diabetes.

    "A balanced diet consists of meat, vegetables and fruits, she said.

    Daily Nonpareil: Tummies to Toddlers - Healthy eating a necessity for expectant moms