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Pregnancy Diets: What to Eat When You're Expecting
Eat right to look -- and feel -- your best during these nine very important months of your life
In addition to the benefits for growth purposes, folate also helps to reduce the incidence of some birth defects such as spina bifida. Aim to eat three to five servings a day, and mix up the ways you get it (to help it seem like less of a chore). Try whole grain cereal and a glass of grapefruit juice for breakfast; salad of sunflower seeds, kale and garbanzo beans for lunch; snack on trail mix; eat veggies with your dinner -- even if you top your burger with them.
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