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What You Need to Know About Nutrition During Pregnancy?

Create: 03/24/2017 - 14:21

Are you facing nutrition issues during pregnancy? Balance diet has vital role in this period. See what you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy. Pregnancy brings a number of changes, including whereas your nutritional needs are concerned. Here is what you need to know:
1 - More calories - from the moment you become pregnant, you are eating for two. 
2 - Folic acid - the growing baby requires folic acid in order to develop (source: leafy greens).
3 - Avoid empty calories - these are just as harmful for the baby as they are for you (no soda, refined sugar etc.).
4 - Calcium - the baby needs it to develop strong bones; recommended sources: cereal, milk, cheese, salmon and spinach.
5 - Eat more red meat - this ensures that you satisfying your daily protein intake and also keep anemia away (common risk of pregnancy).