A pregnant woman should not concentrate her attention on any one valuable product. Diversify your menu. Fruits and berries can be an integral part of many dishes from vegetables, cereals, dairy products, meat, poultry, fish. Fruits and berries contribute to their fuller digestion and digestion, complement the dishes with a number of nutrients. Eat as much as possible a variety of fruits and berries. There are fruits and berries better no later than 20-30 minutes before meals and never on a full stomach. Fruits are absorbed in the intestines, lingering in the stomach only for a very short time. When the stomach is full, fruits seem to wait their turn to get into the intestines, and at that time, under the influence of enzymes and temperature, they begin to wander and lose useful properties.
Make a diet with the vitamins and microelements you need. A lot of vitamin A contains apricots, melons, peaches … The source of vitamin C are apples, oranges, watermelons, lemons, grapefruits, strawberries, cranberries, cowberries, currants, cherries, sea buckthorn…
There are a thousand varieties of apples, each variety is good in its own way. Apples are very useful during pregnancy. They contain malic, citric acids, tannins, microelements (potassium, magnesium, iron, sulfur, manganese, phosphorus), pectin substances. Apples in their raw form promote the active separation of gastric juice, after apples for 20 minutes it is recommended to eat. Baked apples less stimulate the secretion of digestive juice, actively improve intestinal peristalsis, are a good dietary food during pregnancy. In the seeds of apples, a lot of iodine, they say that if you eat 5-6 apple seeds, then the daily need for iodine will be satisfied. In “live” salads, nutritionists recommend adding apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is a rich source of potassium, prepares green vegetables (greens) for better digestion and digestion.
Pears are very rich in mineral substances (calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, silicon). Vitamins in the pear are relatively small. Pear is recommended to consume with diseases of the circulatory system, kidneys. They act refreshingly on the whole body, help reduce body temperature. During pregnancy, try to choose cultured, sweet varieties of pears, in which there are few tannins (wild pears have a fixing effect). Cultural varieties contain a lot of fiber and pectin compounds, they improve digestion and bowel function in general.
The nutritional value of the fruit largely depends on the variety. In plums there is a lot of potassium and phosphorus, less sodium, calcium, and iron. Plums are valuable high in vitamins. Plums due to well consume with diseases of the kidneys, liver, with flaccid intestines, with circulatory disorders. It has a diuretic and mild laxative effect, strengthens the intestinal peristalsis, improves digestion. Very useful during pregnancy with constipation, with hypertension, with kidney failure.
It differs from other fruits with an increased content of starches. Very useful in the disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Some nutritionists mention bananas as an independent dish for the first breakfast. Bananas are combined with all sweet fruits, with curdled milk, with cream. The most useful are ripe and very ripe bananas. Do not consume the unripe.
Since ancient times, grapes are considered curative in the treatment of various ailments. Grape juice is quickly absorbed, has a beneficial effect on blood, is useful in the disease of the upper respiratory tract. Grapes are best eaten between meals, but not earlier than 2-3 hours after eating. Otherwise digestion becomes difficult and gases are formed.
Scientists who studied the living conditions of some tribes believe that their longevity is explained by the traditional abundant consumption of apricots. Only 100g of apricots have the same effect on hemopoiesis as 250g of fresh liver. Apricots normalize the work of the intestines, relieve swelling.
It is one of the most ancient fruits used for medicinal purposes. Pomegranate juice stimulates the appetite, regulates the activity of the stomach, is a good anticlung agent. It has a diuretic, choleretic, strong analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic effect. Pomegranate juice fits well with carrot and beetroot, this combination is especially useful during pregnancy. Separately, this juice is not recommended, it is very sour.
Citrus fruits: lemon, grapefruit, orange, tangerine
These fruits are called pantry ascorbic acid. Lemons contain a large amount of potassium, the largest amount of citrine, which in combination with ascorbic acid strengthens and makes the walls of small blood vessels elastic, actively participates in oxidation-reduction processes. When deciding whether to use them during pregnancy, you should focus on the individual tolerability of the fruit, listen to your body. If you really want to – eat.
This fruit is useful for a pregnant woman and when recovering from childbirth, especially lemons and grapefruits. However, remember that vitamins and other beneficial substances are in other fruits and berries. The most dangerous as allergic reactions are bright, fragrant mandarins. While breastfeeding, you can use lemons for tea, but you should focus on the baby first.