Saturday, 7 May 2016

Plan your Diet While Pregnancy?

Good diet is really essential for good health but if you are pregnant then there is need to be more careful while choosing appropriate diet for you that must be beneficial for you and your baby in womb.

Doctors suggests to eat healthy and wisely to avoid complications during pregnancy and delivery.  There is great need to make diet chart for proper growth of baby.

What to eat?

Make sure that you are taking variety of food to get all needed nutritions. On regular basis 6-10 servings of grains and breads and two times fruit , more than 4 serving of vegetables and dairy products can be beneficial for you.

Whole grain breads and cereals , pasta and rice are fiber enriched foods so go for these.

Vitamins are also essential for you so for that you can choose vitamins supplements prescribed by your doctor.

1000-1300 mg of calcium intake is necessary  during pregnancy that you can take with minimum four serving of dairy products.

For approx 25 mg of iron intake daily minimum three servings of iron rich food like spinach, beans, lean meats and cereals are needed for you.

For iodine you can go for baked potatoes, yogurt , cooked navy beans  as well as sea food cod , salmon etc.

There is need to add one great source of folic acid in your regular diet for the same dark green leafy vegetables, veal, and legumes are recommended.

Do not forget to add carrots, turnip greens, beet greens, apricots, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, spinach, water squash, and cantaloupe in your daily diet for vitamin A.

What not to eat?

Alcohol should be avoided completely during pregnancy as it can lead to birth defects and even premature delivery.

Limit caffeine in your diet it should not be more than 300 mg per day.

Do not include saccharin in your daily intake you can take non- nutritive and artificial sweeteners with the advice of doctors.

Avoid raw fish and soft cheese like feta, Brie, Camembert, blue-veined.

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