If milk does a body good, what does tons of milk do? It’s a case where more isn’t necessarily better.
Dairy products are an important part of the diet because in addition to providing carbohydrate, protein, and sometimes fat, they provide a wealth of vitamins and minerals, including calcium and vitamin D.
If you aren’t sure if you’re at risk for vitamin D deficiency, our expert recommends asking your healthcare provider to check your vitamin D level.
Prenatal vitamins are specially formulated with safe doses of key nutrients that pregnant women need, including folic acid and calcium. Learn more about key nutrients for pregnant women.
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