A pregnant woman should be intake balanced diet. As we know for new born baby’s development and your own needs diet is very important. A balanced diet contains vitamins, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and proteins. During pregnancy these variety of foods are necessary.
Vitamin A: It helps to growth of baby. Eat variety of protein foods such as Fish, Ghee, Milk, Eggs, Butter, Cheese, Green vegetables, Carrots ( Gajar )
Vitamin B: It helps to remove the possibility of deformity and skin problems of the baby. Eat foods like Rice, Cereals, Legumes, Eggs, Leafy Vegetables and Milk.
Vitamin C: It helps to improve the resistant power and fight with infection. Vitamin C foods are Lemon, Orange, Guava ( Amrud ), Apple.
Vitamin D: It helps to development of head, chest and other part of the baby. Fish Oils, Diary products are contain the Vitamin D. Sunlight is basic source of Vitamin D.
Vitamin E: Vitamin E is protecting body tissue from the damage of oxidation. Blackberries, Bananas, Apples, Almonds, Sunflower Seeds contain Vitamin E.
Vitamin K: Vitamin E is regulates blood calcium levels and fat soluble. Vitamin K is present in green leafy vegetables like Spinach, Broccoli and also in Cashews ( Kaju ), Chestnuts ( Akhrot ).
Protein: Intake variety of protein foods like Peas (Matar), Beans ( Sam ), Fish, Nuts and Milk, Eggs.
Calcium: For development of baby’s bones and teeth Calcium is very necessary. Intake more Milk, Yogurt ( Dahi ) Cheese ( Panir ) green Vegetables and other Dairy products.
Folic acid: Folic acid is the very important nutrient for pregnant women. It is required for the development of baby’s nervous system. During the first three months of pregnancy intake green leafy Vegetables, Spinach (Palak) , Beans, Citrus Fruits, Bread.
Iron: Iron is required for increasing hemoglobin for you and your baby. It also helps to build bones and teeth. Eat more Iron foods such as Raisins ( Kishmish ) , Date ( Khajur ), Potato ( Aalu ), Eggs, Grain Breads and leafy Vegetables.
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