Pregnancy is divided into three seasons, each of which, except perhaps the winter, is rich for seasonal products which are needed by the future mother and the baby.
If a pregnant woman is already tired of the monotonous menu it is necessary to look at products from a different angle. If earlier there were steamed vegetables on the table – begin baking them, and replace compotes with fruit salads. Do not forget that the most useful are fresh fruits and vegetables: greens and flavored olive oil, they should be in the future mother’s menu every day. Also, a mandatory item of nutrition – is lean meat and fish. They can be steamed or baked in the oven.
It is necessary to consume dairy products every day: yogurt, kefir, sourdough. They can be made yourself, or you can buy ready-made. The main thing is that they should have a lot of probiotics (brothers and sisters of the intestine bacteria). Passing through the digestive tract and entering the destination they support useful microflora.
A wonderful source of vitamin C – is citrus fruits. In addition, they accumulate the least amount of pesticides. On the content of ascorbic acid kiwi is superior to orange twice, so this product is worth the special attention.
In the familiar and habitual apples there are fructose, fiber, vitamins C, B1, B2, P and E, carotene and organic acids. There are also a lot of macro – and trace elements – potassium, sodium, phosphorus, iron, calcium and manganese. Thanks to vitamin E apples excrete toxic metabolic products, and thus strengthen the immune system.