“Pregnant woman should eat for two” is a myth which should be forgotten by all future mothers. Diet is highly important factor for health and development for both the mother and her yet to be born child. If you need to be sure what ingredients should you eat in order for you to maintain your health and constantly improving your baby’s health read the rest of this article.
During pregnancy, woman’s body is changing physically, but the future mother also goes through psychical changes, including desire for food. Some pregnant woman has huge desire for food, while others are repealed by even thinking about food.
However, diet is very important factor for baby’s health and that is why you should choose food rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins and fiber. In order to help pregnant women to choose the best for themselves and their baby, here are 20 ingredients containing nutrients necessary for normal process of pregnancy.
20 healthy ingredients for pregnant woman
- Green leafy vegetables (spinach, kale, lettuce, Swiss chard)
- Cheese (low fat)
- Vegetables with strong colors (pepper, radish, tomato, cucumber)
- Dry fruits
- Popcorn and other whole grain cereals
- Oat meal
- Meat (no fat)
- Sweet potato
- Milk (low fat)
- Green beans