The Chew Crew jump starts their day with the finest breakfast spread around, and what better way to kick off the morning than with a cup of coffee. Given the fact that Daphne is pregnant, when travelling to Green Mountain’s headquarters, she assures the audience that she only plans to drink a few sips. On today’s Last Bites, the co-hosts discuss whether or not pregnant women should consume caffeine. A hotly debated issue, caffeine consumption during pregnancy has caused quite a stir. On this topic, Daphne recounts a recent article, in which the writer states that as long as you consume less caffeine than you did before you were pregnant, you (and your baby) are not at risk for complications.
Daphne’s informative tidbit sparks a conversation about food guidelines during pregnancy in other countries. For example, while alcohol and raw fish are removed from the diets of pregnant American women, some French women continue to consume alcohol during pregnancy, while some Asian woman may eat raw fish during their pregnancy. So, what’s the take-away? Whether you’re pregnant or not, healthy or sick, listen to cues from your body to do what is best for you.
Catch the whole discussion on today’s Last Bites!