Strawberry Meltdown - Healthy diet during pregnancy
Yet another reason why we should maintain a healthy diet during pregnancy and lactation.
By Dr. Sarah Itzhaki
Why do we eat? Aside from the obvious answer—to sustain life functions and grow—food is more than just nutrients, and eating is for more than just health. Eating is a source of pleasure. The rise in the brain’s serotonin level that results from eating chocolate makes us happy. Thus, eating is a complex behavior aimed to satisfy our physical hunger and our psychological desires. However, the two needs sometimes conflict.