Eating Healthy during pregnancy

09/06/2017

Eating Healthy during pregnancy

The relationship between diet and health is very important. It is even more important during pregnancy since good nutrition and safe food handling play a key role in the health of both the mother and baby.

Pregnant women should choose foods and beverages that are “nutrient-dense,” or rich in nutrients. Nutrient-dense foods are packed with vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, and have relatively few. Choosing a variety of foods from all five food groups (grains, vegetables, fruits, dairy, and meat and beans) will help to ensure that a woman gets the nutrition she and her growing baby need.

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