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The benefits of a Mediterranean style diet during pregnancy

Currently 25% of mothers enter pregnancy with pre-existing conditions including obesity, raised lipid levels or chronic hypertension.  This can lead to pregnancy complications including gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia.  A Mediterranean style diet during pregnancy has been found to reduce weight gain and gestational diabetes.  Read more here