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doctor,,,,, I was not feeling well from so many days……me 1 month pregnant, thats why. This news –,,,, doctor told me when I paid a visit today for check-up. Now I must focus on my health and diet, she said. So what you say about healthy nutrition for pregnant women? Wt foods I should eat more now?
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Focus on eating nutritious food in every meal. Be sure to include fruits, veggies, dairy products, lean protein and whole grains in your diet. Fill half your plates with fruits and veggies, a quarter with whole grains and a quarter with lean protein. Alongside this, you should have a dairy product in each meal, be it yogurt, cheese or non-fat milk. Dairy contains protein, calcium and vitamin D and is recommended at least thrice or four times a day. Fruits and veggies are loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber, and are low in calories. These are very important, especially in the second (4th, 5th and 6th months) and third trimesters (7nd, 8th and 9th months). Lean protein helps in the baby's growth and its natural sources are eggs, fish, beans, milk, nuts, cheese and seeds. Whole grains provide energy, iron, B-vitamins and fiber to the body. Minimum 50% of your carbs every day should come from whole grains, such as brown rice, whole wheat, oatmeal, barley, millet etc. Apart from these, daily doses of prenatal vitamins like iron and folic acid are recommended. You can consult your doctor about the same before taking the supplements.

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