Menu for moms-to-be

We are what we eat, anyone knows.  If you're living on a diet loaded with sugar and trans-fats, the chances are that you're struggling to manage your weight, and may possibly be setting yourself up for any manner of conditions in the future - such as type 2 diabetes.

But how much more important does your diet become when you're pregnant; after all, you really are eating for two?  See this gallery of useful information on the foods that you should and shouldn't eat when you are pregnant.

More info:

Beware of certain foods

Advice to the pregnant vegetarian

(Joanne Hart, Health24, August 2011)

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