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What are the best 15 food for pregnancy.

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Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develop into an embryo develop inside a woman.

Pregnant women deserves a special care in their life, they are supposed to feed well, do some special physical exercise and as well as considering taking drinks.

These foods are high in nutrients you need during pregnancy. Keep them on hand so you can eat them for snacks as well as meals.

Baked potato and sweet potato, these are very rich in Vitamin C, sweet potatoes are very rich in Vitamin A and C, which are very good for the pregnancy

.Double Baked Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Chives ~ Macheesmo

 Bran cereals they contain Fibers, always take note that Bran is one of the best sources of fiber.Amazon.com: Kellogg's All-Bran, Breakfast Cereal, Original Wheat Bran,  Excellent Source of Fiber, 18.6oz Box(Pack of 8)

Chicken and turkey they are very rich in Low-fat protein and iron but always remove the skin. Dark meat has more iron than light meat

.Korean style Roasted Chicken (Tongdak-gui: 통닭구이) recipe - Maangchi.com

Fish, they are also rich in low fats, for the intention of getting the best nutrients, Have it broiled rather than fried Types of fish in Uganda - Wikiwand

Green and red peppers, these contain Vitamins A, C, and folic acid and the pregnant women should always add them to pizza or eat raw as a snack

.Difference Between Red, Yellow & Green Bell Peppers | Tasting Table

Orange juice is also good for pregnant women since they are very rich in Vitamin C, Just six ounces gives you a day’s requirement of Vitamin C.

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Tomatoes, pregnant mothers should always eat them when they are raw or as tomato sauce on pizza or pasta because they contain Vitamin A and C.

Sliced Tomato Salad |

Popcorn, they contain fibers, but pregnant mothers should go easy on the butter and salt.

Thai Red Coconut Curry Popcorn Recipe | Serious Eats

Pizza, they are also good for the pregnant mothers because they contain proteins, Calcium and Vitamins

The History of Pizza – A pizza story – The Times of Addu

Eggs,Those incredible, edible eggs are the Ultimate health food, as they contain a little bit of almost every nutrient you need. A large egg contains about 80 calories, high-quality protein, fat, and many vitamins and minerals. Eggs are a great source of Chlorine, a vital nutrient during pregnancy. It’s important in baby’s brain development and helps prevent developmental abnormalities of the brain and spine. A single whole egg contains roughly 147 milligrams of chlorine, which will get you closer to the current recommended chlorine intake of 450 milligrams per day while pregnant (though more studies are being done to determine if that is enough).

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs | SimplyRecipes.com

Meat,

Lean beef, pork, and chicken are excellent sources of high quality protein. Beef and pork are also rich in iron, choline, and other B vitamins — all of which you’ll need in higher amounts during pregnancy. Iron is an essential mineral that is used by red blood cells as a part of hemoglobin. You’ll need more iron since your blood volume is increasing. This is particularly important during your third trimester. Low levels of iron during early and mid-pregnancy may cause iron deficiency anemia, which increases the low birth weight and other complications.

Cooking Meat | LoveToKnow

 

Berries, They  hold a lot of goodness in their tiny packages like water, healthy carbs, vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants. Berries have a relatively low glycemic index value, Berries are also a great snack, as they contain both water and fiber. They provide a lot of flavor and nutrition, but with relatively few calories. Some of the best berries to eat while pregnant are blueberries, raspberries, goji berries, and strawberries

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Berries - Diet and Nutrition Center - Everyday  Health

Whole grain, Unlike their refined counterparts, whole grains are packed with fiber, vitamins, and plant compounds. Think oats, quinoa, brown rice, wheat berries, and barley instead of white bread, pasta, and white rice. Some whole grains, like oats, also contain a fair amount of protein. They also hit a few buttons that are often lacking in pregnant people: B vitamins, fiber, together with magnesium

Whole grains may lead to a healthier gut, better immune responses

Avocado, They are an unusual fruit because they contain a lot of Monounsaturated fatty acids, This makes them taste buttery and rich — perfect for adding depth and creaminess to a dish. They’re also high in fiber, B vitamins, vitamin K, potassium, copper, together with vitamin E and C. Because of their high content of healthy fats, foliate, and potassium, avocados are a great choice during pregnancy. The healthy fats help build the skin, brain, and tissues of your little one

The health benefits of avocado - BBC Good Food

Water,

Say it with me: We all have to stay hydrated. And pregnant folks especially. During pregnancy, blood volume increases by about 45%.Your body will channel hydration to your baby, but if you don’t watch your water intake, you may become dehydrated yourself.

Symptoms of mild dehydration include headaches, anxiety, tiredness, bad mood, and reduced memory.

Increasing your water intake may also help relieve constipation and reduce your risk of urinary tract infections, which are common during pregnancy.

Drinking Water in Pregnancy: Reasons, Benefits & more

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