Nutrition

The “No Time to Cook” pregnancy menu

This post is one in a series of pregnancy menu helps. This menu consists of items that require very little cooking; it shares ideas to meet your pregnancy nutrition goals on the days when you are too busy to cook a meal.

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20 Snack Ideas for any Pregnancy Craving

The snacks you choose can go a long way in helping to ensure a good variety of foods for maximum nutritional benefit. One trick is to select snacks from the food group you generally have the hardest time getting enough daily servings.

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11 Quick Foods to satisfy pregnancy cravings

When you are running short on time, it can be very tempting to skip a meal or stop for fast food. You can eat a healthy meal in a rush, but you need to think beyond your basic meat and potatoes dinner.

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Your Secret Pantry Stash for Pregnancy

So you are pregnant, and want to eat healthy, but… Maybe you cannot eat very much at a time because of pregnancy nausea. Maybe you don’t have the energy to cook your normal foods because of pregnancy fatigue. Maybe food aversions make

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Meal Planning Helps for Pregnancy

Your nutritional needs may have increased because you are pregnant, but that does not mean your appetite or even your stomach size has increased. If you are having difficulty eating, or can not stand the sight of food, here are some ideas

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Improve pregnancy nutrition by freezing meals

Some days you just do not have the time or energy to cook. So your options are limited to a peanut butter sandwich or your local drive through right? Wrong! With a little advanced planning you can have a homemade meal anytime.

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Eating Fish in Pregnancy

Fish and shellfish are tasty additions to a healthy diet. They provide high quality protein, are low in saturated fats and provide the essential omega-3 fatty acids. Why you might want to eat fish Fish contain DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid known

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Food Safety in Pregnancy

Did you know most cases of foodborne illness are caused by foods we prepare at home? Here is a list of things you can do to reduce your risk.

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The Safety of Food Additives in Pregnancy

Sometimes, simple sounding questions have complex answers. The safety of food additives has a complex answer because “food additives” is an umbrella term for a wide variety of substances that do many different things.