Does the maternal diet impact the long term health of children? The latest research points to: YES. Here we focus on the potential impact of sugar and refined carbohydrate intake on the health of
mother and baby.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
FINALLY put out added sugar recommendations for KIDS! (March, 2019). But we still need added sugar recommendations during pregnancy! Let's start talking about it!
The times they are a'changin'
THERE ARE STILL NO ADDED SUGAR RECOMMENDATIONS DURING PREGNANCY...YET THE LATEST STUDIES SHOW ADDED SUGAR CONSUMED IN PREGNANCY CAN HAVE NEGATIVE HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR CHILDREN.
We are advocating that recommendations are established for added sugar and refined carbohydrate intake during pregnancy! -Kira Heartwick, MS, RDN, CNSC