Day 74, If you are Pregnant you should eat for two


During pregnancy you must eat for two –

Yes you do have a small baby growing inside you. But a good well balanced diet is sufficient for you and your baby. You do not need to eat twice the proportions. You just need to eat right and increase of an additional of 500 calories a day through the right combination of food is enough for your body Think about it – The second person that you are eating for is so small. The foetus is less than 1/20th of our body weight.

You really don’t have to double your food intake.

Follow the chart below to ensure you have a balanced diet

Note: Additional servings especially in the post partum period can be a vegetable soup or a fruit juice which should be pulpy and not strained.

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