Foods to eat during Pregnancy - What Should I Eat During My First Trimester - 13 Foods for Pregnancy


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when you're pregnant maintaining a

healthy diet during pregnancy is very

important during this time your body

needs additional nutrients vitamins and

minerals in fact you may need 350 to 500

extra calories each day during the

second and third trimesters a diet

lacking in key nutrients may negatively

affect the baby's development here we

will discuss about 13 highly nutritious

foods to eat when you're pregnant

one dairy products dairy products

especially yogurt are a great choice for

pregnant women they help you meet

increased protein and calcium needs

probiotics may also help reduce the risk

of complications to legumes legumes are

great sources of folate fiber and many

other nutrients folate is a very

important nutrient during pregnancy and

may reduce the risk of some birth

defects and diseases three sweet


wheat potatoes are an excellent source

of beta-carotene which your body

transforms into vitamin A vitamin who is

important for the growth and

differentiation of cells in your growing

fetus for salmon salmon contains the

essential omega-3 fatty acids EPA and

DHA which are important for brain and

eye development in your growing baby

it's also a natural source of vitamin D

5 eggs whole eggs are incredibly

nutritious and a great way to increase

your overall nutrient intake they also

contain choline an essential nutrient

for brain health and development 6

broccoli in dark leafy greens broccoli

and leafy greens contain most of the

nutrients that pregnant women need

they're also rich in fiber which may

help prevent or treat constipation 7

lean meat lean meat is a good source of

high quality protein beef and pork are

also rich in iron choline and B vitamins

all of which are important nutrients

during pregnancy 8 fish liver oil a

single serving 1 tablespoon or 15

milliliters of fish liver oil provides

more than the required amounts of

omega-3 fatty acids vitamin D and

vitamin A fish liver oil may be

particularly important for women who

don't eat seafood 9 berries berries

contain water carbs vitamin C fiber

vitamins antioxidants and plant

compounds they may help pregnant women

increase their nutrient in water intake

10 whole grains whole grains are packed

with fiber vitamins and plant compounds

they're also rich in b-vitamins fiber

and magnesium all of which pregnant

women need 11 avocados avocados contain

high amounts of mono saturated fatty

acids fiber folate and potassium they

may help improve fetal health and

relieve leg cramps that are common in

pregnant women 12 dried fruit dried

fruit may be highly beneficial for

pregnant women since they are small and

nutrient dense just make sure to limit

your portions and avoid candied

varieties to prevent excess sugar intake

13 water drinking water is important as

your blood volume increases during

pregnancy adequate hydration may also

help prevent constipation and urinary

tract infections thanks for watching to

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