A Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Pregnancy is organized by Dietitian Central. This course has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 Credits
Live Event Date: Jan 12, 2021
Expiration Date: Jan 12, 2024
Vegetarian and Vegan diets have increased worldwide in the last decades. Although plant-based diets are at risk for nutritional deficiencies, evidence shows that well-planned diets may be considered safe during pregnancy, but require a strong awareness of a balanced intake of key nutrients. This along with exercise during pregnancy helps with better outcomes. With so much information on how food can affect pregnancy, it may seem confusing at times to know what advice to give to pregnant women. This webinar will help you understand the evidence-based guidelines on healthy vegetarian eating during pregnancy. We will discuss different vegetarian groups, macro and micronutrient requirements, and the importance of exercise in achieving better pregnancy outcomes.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to: