Lori Maggioni, MS, RD, LD is a dietitian for the United States Army. She finds her job extremely rewarding because she helps improve the nutrition of our nation's Soldiers, retirees, and their family members. Lori obtained her undergraduate degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Georgia and her Master of Science degree in nutrition from Baylor University. She completed the U.S. Military Dietetic Internship Consortium at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Lori is committed to improving the health of her patients and military community. Nutrition is her passion and she truly believes it is one of the most interesting fields to be in today!
Lori Maggioni answered:Pregnancy brings an increased risk of food-borne illness. Hormonal changes weaken your immune system and therefore practicing good food safety and preparation is the key to keeping you and your baby healthy!
During pregnancy, you should keep away from:
- Unpasteurized brie, feta, blue cheese,