Food Advice For Pregnant Women

Health and fetal growth is strongly influenced what was devoured by the mother. Each age of fetal development, there are certain nutrients that are needed. So, what is the recommended diet and avoided during the first trimester pregnant women? Let us refer to the following.
The importance of balanced nutrition. In this first trimester, in addition to protein, fat and carbohydrates, a pregnant woman also needs vitamins and minerals. These substances are needed to carry out metabolism (the process of change in food to be used by the body). For example, vitamin B complex, iron (F3) and Zinc is necessary for the body to utilize protein as a builder substance the body's cells.

Because the first trimester is a critical period in the formation of the nervous system, heart, brain and reproductive organs of the fetus, in addition to eating foods that contain balanced nutrition, expectant mothers also need to consume nutrients following:

Folic acid.
Is one of the vitamins in the vitamin B group for the process of fetal development. As well as prevention of congenital malformations in the fetus such as the spine does not close and can cause paralysis. It also prevents abnormalities such as bladder dysfunction, bowel control or defects in the palate. Folic acid is mostly found at:
Dark green vegetables such as spinach and broccoli. - Fresh fruit such as bananas, avocados or oranges.
Asparagus, red beets, soybeans, tempeh, Cereal (such as rice or wheat), liver and mushrooms.
Vitamin C.
This vitamin plays form the collagen (protein compounds in the bone), intercellular and skin. Also a big hand in wound healing and resistance to infection. Many are as follows:
Fresh fruits: oranges, kiwi, papaya, tomatoes, yellow peppers, red and green
Fresh vegetables such as spinach and broccoli
Vitamin D.
Role in the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in the body. Vitamin D can improve calcium absorption by means of digestion and come to control spending and balance of minerals in the blood. Many are on;
food sources of fatty fish such as mackerel, tuna and Salmo
fish oil, eggs, full cream milk or butter
Vitamin D can be made in the skin from sun exposure sufficient opportunity.
Vitamin B12.
Role in maintaining normal functioning of cells, particularly cells of the gastrointestinal tract, nervous system and spinal cord. Vitamin B12 is widely available at:
livestock products and processed products
fermented products like tempeh, tauco, soy sauce and oncom
Essential fats.
These fats can not be made by the body itself. But must be obtained through food, including:
especially the fatty fish three times a week
essential fats in vegetable oils, nuts or seeds such as sunflower and sesame seeds
That pregnant women should be avoided :
1. Forget breakfast
2. Irregular meals
3. Breakfast with incomplete nutrition
4. Food preservative
5. Candy, potato chips or high-calorie foods and minman that was not too necessary.


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