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6 Best Nutrition for Pregnant Women

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  1. Medicopk

    Medicopk Famous Member

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    For pregnant women to consume foods that must be considered is because vitamins and minerals essential for health herself and the fetus. Nutritional needs during pregnancy, among others:

    1. Protein, a big role in producing blood cells.

    2. Carbohydrates, the body needs for daily energy.

    3. Calcium, during pregnancy, calcium is important to help the growth of the baby.

    4. Iron is very important in helping the process of production of red blood cells, primarily to prevent anemia.

    5. Folic acid, based on several findings of health experts, pregnant women who lack folic acid greater the risk to have a miscarriage or damage to the fetus.

    6. Fat, for pregnant women, fat immense benefits to the body’s energy reserves, for intermittent body does not feel tired.

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