5 secretly healthy foods for pregnancy
Below mentioned foods are loaded with delicious flavors and pregnancy friendly ingredients, to keep you involved in this festive season. So go ahead mommy to be and indulge.
Watermelon or other melon with a squeeze of lime
Watermelon is 92 percent water, so it’ll help you stay hydrated during pregnancy while also providing a sweet treat. And each cup of diced watermelon has 170 mg of potassium approximately. You can also make homemade watermelon juice by blending it with some fresh lime squeeze and strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve. Then just chill and sip!
Yoghurt with Citrus and Mint
The thick, creaminess of yoghurt feels indulgent enough to scratch that itch for a treat. Punch it up with orange segments plus a sprinkle of chopped mint for a dessert recipe that packs 11 grams of protein and less than 200 calories, plus a dose of brain-development–boosting vitamin C.
Buttermilk with a twist
If you are having the craving to take buttermilk, try it with a hint of mint, ginger and a pinch of salt. This remedy will enrich your taste buds with the boost that you need.
Munch time try raw nuts
Here’s another winning combo of protein and healthy fats. It’s great post-dinner, but you could also easily throw a handful into a plastic baggie for an on-the-go indulgence.
Tofu, fruit, and granola
A small bowl of diced tofu topped with 1 cup of diced mango and 2 tablespoons of high-fiber granola
Many types of store-bought granola are high in sugar and don’t have a lot of fibre. Look for one with at least 3 g of fibre per 1/3 cup serving and no more than 9 g of sugar.