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The best diet for the pregnant woman During her pregnancy

The best diet for the pregnant woman During her pregnancy

 

diet for the pregnant

 a woman needs special care, to maintain her health and the health of the fetus, and the best way to achieve this goal is for the pregnant woman to follow a healthy diet that provides her body with all the nutrients needed by the fetus, in addition to some other instructions of practicing Simple exercise, especially in the last months of pregnancy; to facilitate childbirth. In this article, we will provide tips for a healthy diet for pregnant women, in addition to a diet.


Advice for a healthy diet


Eat three to four cups of milk daily, or what is equivalent to this amount of derivatives such as milk and cheese, because it is rich in calcium.

  • Eat enough fish to build up the bones of the fetus. 
  • Drink a lot of fluids such as water and natural juice, due to its contribution to moisturizing the body and protecting it from dehydration, in addition to removing excess and sediments from it, and protecting against constipation and urinary tract infection, which a pregnant woman often experiences.
  • Avoid caffeine drinks such as tea and coffee, and replace them with beneficial herbs, because they affect the development of the fetus.
  • Eat fresh foods to avoid preservatives in the cans.
  • Do not overcook vegetables, to preserve their important nutrients, and in return, cook meat well to get rid of the harmful bacteria in it. Reduce the intake of salty foods, because salt causes swelling in the feet, and it also leads to high blood pressure.
  • Swap fried foods for grilled or boiled foods.
  • Stay away from smoking.

Diet for a pregnant woman


We will present here a diet for a pregnant woman starting from the second month, in which a woman often discovers that she is pregnant until the sixth month:


Food for the second month


Eat light meals on the stomach throughout the day, and avoid keeping your stomach empty.

  • Avoid fried foods or foods high in harmful fats.
  • Eat foods that contain starches, such as biscuits, cakes, bread, pasta, and potatoes. Drink liquids - water and natural juice - between meals, not during them. Eat a snack before bed, such as a cup of low-blood milk with a piece of toast and labneh. Food for the third month:
  • Eat adequate amounts of vegetables and fruits, as they contain healthy fibers, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Drink at least eight cups of water and other fluids such as natural juice, herbs, and soups. Eat at least three cups of milk or its derivatives per day.
  • Have five snacks a day instead of three big ones, so be it:

  1. Breakfast: milk and cornflakes.
  2. Snack: a piece of fruit.
  3. Lunch: Rich in vegetables, protein, and carbohydrates.
  4. Snack: a piece of cake with a cup of natural juice.
  5. Dinner: close to breakfast, provided that it is two or three hours before bedtime.

  • Take nutritional supplements prescribed by your doctor.

Food for the fourth month


Increase the iron and avoid sweets, and let your diet be as follows:

  1. Breakfast: a cup of low-fat milk with two pieces of muffins and two dates or bananas. 
  2. Snack: two pieces of toast with two tablespoons of labneh and a piece of tomato or cucumber.
  3. Lunch: a cup of rice with two cups of cooked vegetables with meat, in addition to a cup of yogurt.
  4. Snack: Half a cup of unsalted nuts, half a cup of dried fruits, and a cup of natural, unsweetened juice.
  5. Dinner: a cup of vegetable soup with chicken, two pieces of toast, and two tablespoons of labneh.

Food for the fifth month


 Respond to what your body asks for food, with less sweets, and let it be your program:

  1. Breakfast: a cup of skimmed milk with a cup of breakfast cereals, two biscuits, and natural fruit juice.
  2. Snack: Three dates with half a cup of unsalted nuts.
  3. Lunch: a cup of rice or pasta with a piece of grilled meat, a salad plate, and a cup of yogurt.
  4. Snack: two pieces of toast with labneh and cucumber or tomato.
  5. Dinner: a cup of vegetable soup, with a piece of grilled chicken fillet and four slices of roasted potatoes.

Food for the sixth month


  • Get plenty of fluids. Increase calcium-containing foods and reduce sweets.
  • Take vitamin and mineral tablets.
  • Do not leave yourself for long without food, and let it be your program:

  1. Breakfast: a cup of skimmed milk with a cup of cornflakes and a fruit.
  2. Snack: a piece of toast with a spoon of butter and a spoonful of jam
  3. Lunch: a salad plate with a cup of rice and two cups of cooked vegetables and meat with a cup of natural fruit juice.
  4. Snack: Four dried apricots with half a cup of unsalted nuts.
  5. Dinner: a sandwich of white cheese, vegetables to taste, and a cup of curd.

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