Mediterranean Diet Has Big Benefits For Expectant Moms

Could following a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy help head off gestational diabetes and excess weight gain?

A British study says the answer is yes.

But the researchers added that the eating regimen — which is high in vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and olive oil — does not reduce the overall risk of complications for mother and baby.

The new study included over 1,200 pregnant women at five maternity units in