In most of the countries, doctors prescribe a nutrition diet that must be followed by every pregnant women to give a normal birth. Good nutrition plan during the pregnancy period is helpful for development of both mother and the child in the fetus.
The calorie intake of several nutrients for pregnant women is clearly mentioned in the infographic.
Need to intake 75 to 100 grams of proteins per day.
Mostly proteins are present in chicken, lean beef, lamb, pork, nuts, black beans, chick peas and navy beans etc.
Daily 1000 milligrams of calcium is required during pregnancy period.
Food items that are rich in calcium include milk, egg, yogurt, pasteurized cheese, white beans, almonds, salmon and cabbage.
A daily intake of 27 milligrams of iron is required.
For more iron content, it is required to have 2 – 3 servings of green leafy vegetables, 3 servings of whole grains and 2 -3 servings of lean protein.
About 600 to 800 milligrams of items rich in Vitamin C must be consumed daily.
Orange, grape fruit, straw berry, tomato, kiwi, lemon and potato etc are rich in Vitamin C.
Try to prevent food borne illness by proper cleaning of food items.