Whole grain breads, cereals, pasta, rice, fruits and vegetables are high in fiber and important during pregnancy for regularity.
Dairy products and calcium rich foods like milk, Greek yogurt, and cheese are a great source of calcium in your daily diet. Eggs contain a high amount of protein, choline, in addition to vitamins and minerals that are essential to a healthy pregnancy.
Fresh fruits and colorful vegetables like oranges, grapefruits, honeydew, green peppers, tomatos, and brussels sprouts are all great source of vitamin C.
Beans contain the most fiber and protein of all vegetables. Lentils, black beans, chickpeas, pinto beans, are all an important source of protein as well as iron, folate, calcium, and zinc.
Dark green leafy vegetables are loaded with folic acid which is essential in healthy baby development. They are also rich in nutrients and additionally contain vitamins A, C, and K.
Salmon and lean meats are excellent sources of high quality protein. Salmon has the additional benefit of being a great source of omega-3 fats which are good for your baby’s development.
Carrots, pumpkins, sweet potatoes are good sources of vitamin A. Sweet potatoes also have the added benefit of being a great source of vitamin C, folate, and fiber.