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Pregnancy Nutrition

The Importance of Pregnancy Nutrition

Now that you are pregnant you realize that you need to focus on eating right and getting proper nutrition not only for yourself but for your baby as well. However, unless you are a nutritionist you probably donít know what you need to be eating and what supplements you should be taking in order to have the healthiest pregnancy and baby possible. Fortunately, the tips here will help you have a nutritious pregnancy.

Tip #1 Nutritional Breakfast
A pregnant woman should eat breakfast every day. And while pregnant women are still on the go and busy they may not have much time to cook in the mornings. Fortunately, slicing up some fresh fruit the night before to eat with cereal or pancakes is a great way to eat a nutritional breakfast in a hurry.

Tip #2 Nutritional Salads
Salads on their own are nutritional. However, if you toss nuts, beans, sunflower seeds and the like into your salads you will up the flavor and nutritional value as well. This is just what you are looking for when pregnant and this takes minimal time and effort!

Tip #3 Nutritional Pizza
When eating pizzas you should skip all the extra meat and fatty topics and go for full vegetables! Mushrooms, onions, spinach, and the like are great pizza toppings that are really yummy and nutritional.

Tip #4 Nutritional Sandwiches
You could eat a plain ham and cheese sandwich and not do too bad. However, with just a few additions of tomato, lettuce, avocado, carrots, and other vegetables you can make this sandwich super nutritional and really tasty.

Tip #5 Nutritional Baking
When baking your favorite breads, cookies, or even cakes, consider using oatmeal or wheat germ instead of flour. You can put the oatmeal in a food processor and grind it until it is fine like flour and still have a great tasting baked good with a lot more nutrition.

These are just some great tips to help you make your regular diet more nutrient rich and even taste better as well. You might also want to take a prenatal vitamin or a multi vitamin that is recommended by your doctor. That way you will be sure to get all those vitamins you need that might not be in the food you choose to eat. You can eat nutritiously and enjoy your food as well so donít forget these tips when you start preparing your next meal.

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