Weight Loss Tip: Don't over eat when you're pregnant. Many mothers think that because they're pregnant they need to take in significantly more calories when in fact you only need an extra 250-300 calories a day. More important than the amount of food you eat is the quality. Make sure you're maintaining a balanced diet.
How to buy local foods to reduce food miles
Have you ever calculated your food miles? That’s the distance food has to travel to get to your table. If you reduce your food miles and buy local food produce, you’ll help the environment and your local farmers. Author Anna Lappe of the Small Planet Institute has tips to help you find, buy, and eat locally grown foods.