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What foods are good for you during pregnancy?

Only in the last three months of pregnancy, you need to increase your daily calorie intake from 2000 to 2200 calories. The idea of eating for two means getting a healthy and balanced diet, not doubling the amount.

You can obtain the extra 200 calories... (read more)

  answered 12 years ago

What's an easy way to ensure you get your five a day?

Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables a day is not as difficult as you think. You can easily have your 5 a day by adding fresh fruits to your cereal in the morning; drinking fresh fruit juice, snacking on carrot sticks during the day, adding an... (read more)

  answered 12 years ago

Why is iron important during pregnancy?

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What food are rich in omega 3 fatty acids?

Walnuts, flaxseeds, beans, oily fish, olive oil and winter squash are rich in omega 3 fatty acids. You easily incorporate these foods into your meal by adding walnuts and flaxseeds into salads, baked potatoes or granola. Having salmon, scallops, halibut,... (read more)

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Why is iron important during pregnancy?

During pregnancy, your body absorbs iron more efficiently, so it's important to take more iron to ensure that you and your baby are getting enough oxygen. The U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA) of iron for pregnant women is 30 mg per day.

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What exercise should pregnant women do?

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What foods should you avoid when pregnant?

Basically you should avoid any food that can cause food poison or harm your unborn baby.

Because of the potential risk of causing listeriosis, you should avoid all soft, mould ripened cheese such as Brie, blue Brie, Cambozola, Chaumes, Camembert, etc;... (read more)

  answered 12 years ago