What to eat when you are pregnant?

The health of a newborn baby depends a lot on what the mother eats when she is pregnant. Eating some food items and avoiding some food items are essential. We will be focussing on the former category today.

So here are the food items you should eat to get the respective factors during pregnancy.

Energy: Rice, wheat and tapioca Dry nuts and seeds Coconut and groundnut

Protein: Dals and legumes, Nuts and seeds, Fish, meat, egg white, cheese, skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, paneer.

Beta-carotene: Green leafy vegetables, pumpkin, green chillies, carrot, mango, papaya.

Folic Acid: Mint, spinach, black gram, green gram, red gram, gingelly seeds, soybean

Vitamin C: Cabbage, coriander leaves, drumstick leaves, capsicum, amla, guava

Calcium: soybean, curry leaves

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