When it comes to eating well while pregnant, there are four superstars that every expectant mom should know:
Loaded with omega-3’s,(the good fat that’s great for building a baby’s brain) they’re an excellent source of protein.
All eggs are good eggs, but DHA eggs are especially good, as they’re packed with important component of baby’s brain and eyes. Women who get enough DHA are more likely to carry to term and are less likely to suffer from postpartum depression.
Mangos and red peppers
High in vitamin A and vitamin C, both are exceptional to eat when experiencing morning sickness. They’re also versatile (particularly mangos) and can be blended into smoothies or desserts, or chopped into salsas.
Research has finally backed up what pregnant women have known for years: Ginger minimizes morning sickness misery. Grate fresh ginger into muffins and breads, soups, smoothies, tea—or just take a whiff of it when nausea strikes. There are also ginger drinks, ginger candies, and ginger gum available
Heidi Murkoffauthor of: What to Expect: Eating Well When You're Expecting
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