BabyFit Sponsors help keep the site free!

 

Featured Article
Music Makes Workouts More Pleasurable
Music Makes Workouts More Pleasurable
Consistent exercise is an important part of prenatal health and a positive outlook. How can exercise be more enjoyable and something expecting Moms look forward to? For many of us, music is an easy and inspiring way to keep our bodies moving while relaxing our minds. 

MessageBoard Hot Topics
Top Searches
Featured Recipe

Apple Coffee Cake

Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium coffee cake.


Have another question?

Review our full list of questions, or send a nutrition or fitness question to our experts. Click Here

Ask the Fitness & Nutrition Experts



Ask the experts features questions submitted by members like you to our pregnancy nutrition and fitness experts.



  Is it safe to eat yogurt while pregnant? I have been told that the active bacteria are bad for the baby.

  Fermented milk products are made by using different bacterial strains to ferment lactose (milk sugar). Yogurt is the most widely recognized fermented milk product. Other fermented milk products include cultured buttermilk, acidophilus milk, sour cream, kefir, or koumiss.

There are about 100 trillion bacteria that normally line your intestinal tract. These bacteria contain both bad bacteria (those that are more likely to cause disease) and good bacteria (those that help protect you from disease). You can influence the composition of the good and bad bacteria in your intestinal tract by including good bacteria foods (probiotics) in your diet. While it is correct that yogurt contains bacteria—they are good bacteria that promote a healthy intestinal tract.

Tanya Jolliffe, BabyFit healthy eating expert


See All Questions


 
Sponsors help keep BabyFit free!


Pregnancy Resources | Pregnancy Articles | Parenting Articles | Pregnancy Exercises | Pregnancy Message Boards | Baby Names | Help | Advertising / Sponsorships

© 1999-2014 SparkPeople, All Rights Reserved | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | About Our Ads

NOTE: Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy update on February 8, 2012
SparkPeople
Visit SparkPeople for Free Online Diet Plan
Tell your company about SparkPeople Corporate Wellness

BabyFit, BabyPoints, BabyPages and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
BABYFIT is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.