Author: Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN author of Born To Eat & the Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Wendy Jo Peterson, MS, RDN is a nationally recognized culinary nutritionist and author. Her books include Born To Eat: Whole, Healthy Foods From Baby’s First Bite, Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies, and Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies. When Wendy Jo isn’t in the kitchen you can find her traveling, hiking, and exploring Europe with her family. Wendy Jo is a military spouse currently living in Europe.

Are you getting enough omega-3s in your pregnancy diet? This type of unsaturated fat is critical for baby’s brain development, and helps support your heart and brain health as well. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 250 milligrams daily of one particular type of omega-3, docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA. DHA can...