Dietary guidelines for pregnant women.

  title={Dietary guidelines for pregnant women.},
  author={Rosa M Ortega},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  volume={4 6A},
The nutrition of pregnant women is decisive in the course of gestation and the health of both mother and child. However, in the Spanish population, clinical monitoring of nutrition is rare, the control of bodyweight receiving most attention. Many studies show that pregnant women take too much fat and too little carbohydrate, and that intakes of fibre and several trace elements are lower than recommended. Although many people think they know what a correct (varied and balanced) diet is, the… CONTINUE READING