There is no magic formula for getting a healthy diet during pregnancy. In fact, the basic principles of healthy eating remain the same during pregnancy – eating plenty of fruits (Dates are one of the best sources of iron for the body, and they also provide the necessary fibre, which prevents constipation during pregnancy) and vegetables, whole grains, lean protein and healthy fats.
The following are the most important of those elements.
1. Folate and folic acid
Folic acid is a type of B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects and dangerous abnormalities in the brain and spinal cord. The synthetic form of folate in nutritional supplements and fortified foods is called folic acid. Supplements containing folic acid …