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Important Nutrition During pregnancy

Along with growing age of the womb, the nutritional needs of pregnant women will increase, especially after entering the second trimester of pregnancy. Because at the time, the growth of fetus in progress, especially rapid development of the brain and nerve arrangement Feed and requires optimal nutrition.

Nutrition that are needed:

Carbohydrate and fat as a source of oxygen to produce energy can be obtained from calorie cereal, tubers.

Protein as a source of oxygen can be obtained from the developer of meat, fish, eggs and nuts.

Minerals as the substance can be obtained from fruits and vegetables.

Vitamin B complex is useful for maintaining the nervous system, muscles and heart to function normally. Can be found on cereal, grains, nuts, green vegetables, yeast, eggs, and dairy products.

Vitamin D is useful for bone formation and growth of your baby. Source found in the fish liver oil, yellow egg and milk.

Vitamin E useful for the formation of red blood cells healthy. Eat institutions grains, especially wheat, beans, vegetable oil and green vegetables.

Folat acid useful for the development of the nervous system and blood cells, many are on the dark green vegetables such as spinach, cabbage and broccoli flowers. In the fruit, folat acid are in orange, banana, carrot and tomato. Folat acid needs during pregnancy is 800 mcg per day, especially in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Folat lack of acid can disrupt the formation of the brain, and congenital defects in the central nervous system and brain fetus.

Iron required pregnant women to avoid anemia, many are on the greens like spinach, kangkung (a type of leafy vegetable often grown in water), cassava leaves, papaya leaves, meat and liver.

Calcium, needed for the growth of bones and teeth fetus, and to protect pregnant women from osteoporosis need calcium If pregnant women do not get enough, the lack of calcium will be taken from the mother's bones. Other sources of calcium that are green vegetables and beans. When this calcium is best obtained from the milk and its derivative products. Milk also contain many vitamins, such as vitamins A, D, B2, B3, and vitamin C.



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