Eating for 2?

Pregnant women need more calories and essential nutrients than other women. The body needs an additional 300 calories each day to support the growth of the baby.  Some of the essential nutrients that are most important include protein, folate, calcium, and iron. Nutrition upgrade opportunity:  Instead of getting those extra 300 calories through sugar try …

Choline is an essential nutrient in pregnancy

Did you know Choline is an essential nutrient during pregnancy and not in your prenatal vitamin?  In order to get the recommended 450mg you need to help your babies brain development make sure you are eating plenty of choline rich foods during pregnancy.  Foods higher in choline include meats: beef, pork, chicken, and salmon and low fat dairy: yogurt and milk and eggs

Just one egg has one fourth of the daily requirement for choline during pregnancy

 

Review the following article or more information;  Elevating Awareness and Intake of Choline