Ladies! 6 Healthy Snacks You Can Try During Pregnancy
Being Pregnant comes with a whole lot of responsibilities, you have to watch what you do, what you eat, what you wear and more. While pregnant, cravings for snacks shoots up but not all kinds of snacks are advisable so as not to endanger the baby. However, there are couple of snacks which are actually healthy for both the mom and the baby. Read below;
Fruits are healthiest and safest option a woman can have while pregnant. There are so many options that you can choose from, like apple, banana, orange, pear, etc. or there can be any other favorite fruit. Fruits and vegetables are supposed to be a part of your daily diet, so this will kill two birds with one stone.
Salads are just the best. They give us so many things in terms of nutrition. Most of the restaurants have great salad bars with variety. While you are home, and not very fond of a simple salad, you can twist the taste with peanut butter or cottage cheese, add some spices and you have a bowl of taste and nutrition to munch on.
Carrots are a good source of fibers and vitamin A. If you do not like plain baby carrots, then you can dip it in yogurt or hummus, add a salad dressing or stir fry them with other vegetables. You have a tasty snack ready in few minutes.
Hard boil the eggs, add a pinch of salt and black pepper, and they are ready to eat. The only hassle is peeling a hard boiled egg! They are definitely a very good source of protein and then there is choline.
Smoothies can be made with anything and almost everything. A regular smoothie can be made using only frozen fruit, tasty yogurt and some orange juice. Add these ingredients as you like it. There is only one rule; they should be thick enough to slurp.
Whole Wheat Bagels:
Yes, bagels are allowed. But do not top it up with cream cheese, as avoiding soft cheesy snacks during pregnancy is better. Add some cooked paneer and carrot shreds and you have calcium, fiber and proteins in each bite.snacks during pregnancy