A Meat Aversion During Pregnancy: Why it happens and What to do about it


It is fairly common to moms to gain an aversion to meat during their first trimester of pregnancy and if you are anything like I was during my third pregnancy you may be averted to it over the entire pregnancy (this is not good).  I only wish I would have known what I know now about nutrition in order to get a handle on all my food aversions.  Poor little bean and poor mama.

Consuming the proper amount of protein during pregnancy is incredibly important.  So a meat aversion is not conducive to an optimal pregnancy.  During digestion, proteins convert to amino acids which are necessary to to build tissues, muscles, organs and hair.  You can’t live without them and your baby can’t either.  You need quality protein to produce a healthy, happy little bean.  You also need quality protein to experience an elevated mood and to kick anxiety, and depression to the curb. [Read more…]

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