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10 Pregnant Women Nutrition Facts

Fact # 1: Diet to slim the body is not recommended during pregnancy
Even if pregnant women have a heavier than normal standards, doctors advise pregnant women to lose weight. In accordance with the guidelines for the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1990, women still have to earn fat weight gain 6 to 10 pounds during pregnancy.Weight loss diet can affect the mother and fetus because of lack of essential nutrients during pregnancy. Physical activity is recommended to maintain weight during pregnancy compared with the reduction of nutrient intake.

Fact # 2: Adaptation of folic acid to prevent spina bifida
Adequate intake of folic acid before and during nine months of pregnancy. Folic acid deficiency may cause fetal abnormalities in the form of an imperfect closure of the central neural tube (spina bifida).

Fact # 3: The energy requirements increase only slightly during pregnancy.
daily energy needs during pregnancy was only slightly above normal. On average, the energy needs of a woman rose from the fourth month of pregnancy amounted to 250-300 calories per day.That is equivalent to half a bowl of rice or a bowl of porridge. Even more important is not quantity but quality, allowing you to get a balanced diet, rich in minerals and vitamins. Continue reading