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How frequently should I eat when I'm pregnant?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
When you're pregnant, it's smarter to eat five or six small meals throughout the day rather than do the traditional three squares. That will help you avoid drops in blood sugar, which can cause cravings.

Maintaining an even blood sugar level will also help you avoid nausea. Mainly, though, it will help you feel satisfied so you don't have the urge to dive head first into a gallon of caramel-infused nougat.
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