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Omega 3s and Pregnancy


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 Why are Omega 3 fatty acids so important for pregnant women and babies?



 

Omega 3 Fatty Acids are so important in maintaining optimal and physical health! They protect the heart and circulatory system, support immune function, contribute to healthy brain development, support a healthy pregnancy, promotes good cholesterol levels, good mood and joint flexibility; and the list goes on and on!

Pregnant moms should consider Omega 3s as necessary to their own body as they go through such a demanding time on their physical and mental wellbeing; as well as for the baby they are carrying to support healthy brain development as well as other functions.  



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Dr. Toghyani grew up in Niger, West Africa, and moved to the United States to study PreMed. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2000 with a Bachelors in Neuro-Physiology, then moved to Arizona to start her Naturopathic studies. She graduated in 2005, and now has a general family practice in Fountain Hills, AZ, with a focus on Pediatrics.

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