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
Get a boost of vitamin B12B12 is actually a protein, which activates the aforementioned folate. It can be found in lean meats, fish, eggs and milk products. Some of the benefits include helping to reduce anemia, which is common during pregnancy.
And although many women have an aversion to eating meat during the first trimester of pregnancy, once the craving comes back, try to get at least three servings of protein (70 grams) daily. Tip: One serving of meat should equal the size of a deck of cards. Remember, protein is great for increased energy, too, which helps you look and feel good -- even when you should be feeling tired.
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