Many people think that pregnant women should eat for two as a result of twice the normal state. This is not true!
It is much more important to eat healthy with fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, milk, dairy products and high quality fats. Use a lot of drinks, it is better to use water or unsweetened tea. Do not follow any diet, do not fast even for religious reasons. Diet and fasting are harmful for pregnant people.
The important thing for your child’s healthy development is:
Folic acid: in spinach, broccoli, egg yolks, tomatoes, bananas
Iron: in meat, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, beans, peas, lentils, sesame, corn and dried fruits
Iodine: use foods containing iodine!
Calcium: in milk, dairy products, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks
Harmful and prohibited foods during pregnancy
During pregnancy, all women’s bodies undergo changes. The immune system, defense power, weakens. Therefore, infection at this time is often more complicated than at other times and can endanger the health of the mother and the unborn child.
Therefore, prevent it by observing the following two points while cooking and eating:
Observe hygiene with great care during the preparation, packaging and storage of food.
Avoid the mentioned harmful foods.
Among the harmful foods are:
Raw milk, raw dairy products
Avoid consuming raw milk or boil it beforehand.
Avoid dairy products with raw milk origin. The characteristic “produced with raw milk” is included on the products.
When consuming cheese, remove its skin and do not use processed cheeses such as Patire or soft cheeses such as Camembert.
Meat, fish and eggs
Attention! Avoid eating fatty fish such as tuna, halibut, swordfish. These fish are often contaminated with heavy metals.
Heavy metals also penetrate into the internal organs. As a result, the consumption of internal organs of animals should be avoided.
Avoid consuming raw and semi-raw fish and seafood, as well as sushi, oysters and similar items.
Avoid smoked and marinated fish such as smoked salmon and lox.
Do not eat meat, sausage and eggs that are raw or uncooked. For example, carpaccio, beef, raw steak, medium, salami, smoked sausages, raw ham, smoked meat, bacon, honey-boiled eggs, dishes with raw eggs, such as homemade tiramisu and the like.
Avoid alcohol and nicotine. So far, no scientific studies have proven that low levels of alcohol are safe during pregnancy. Therefore, completely avoid alcohol consumption. Note that foods, sweets, sauces can also contain alcohol.
As a precaution, consume only small amounts of caffeinated beverages. A maximum of 2-3 cups of coffee or 4 cups of green or black tea is allowed. Note: Iced tea, cola drinks, iced coffee, energy drinks and similar items can also contain caffeine.
As a precaution, use fresh and unheated juices from fruits and vegetables in juice shops and restaurants.
Avoid drinks containing quinine, such as tonic water (a carbonated drink containing the bitter extract of the essence of the plant), bitter lemon, and the like.