Weight Gain During Pregnancy: Choosing The Right Foods

Written by Beverley Brooke


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Tip #4 Choose foods high in fiber. High fiber foods will help fill you up when you are ravenous during pregnancy, and they will also help relieve constipation and help you feel great! A high fiber diet is good for anyone, whether or not they are pregnant.

Tip #5 Drink extra water. Youíll be thirstier than normal anyway during pregnancy. Drinking water helps flush toxins from your system and helps prevent excessive edema. Believe it or not you can actually fight weight gain associated with edema if you drink more water!

Remember that pregnancy is a short period of time inrepparttar long journey that is your life. You should enjoy every moment of it. By followingrepparttar 136631 tips above, you can gainrepparttar 136632 right amount of weight and feel great throughout your pregnancy.

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How To Eat A Healthy Diet During Pregnancy

Written by Beverley Brooke


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Satisfy your cravings with nutritious snacks. Have a variety of healthy things to snack on readily available so you avoid overindulging in foods that are too decadent. If you are craving something sweet, consider having some mini chocolates near by or opt for a cup of hot chocolate. Both are far better for you than an entire candy bar or piece of cake.

Exercise during your pregnancy. The act of exercising in and of itself will be plenty to motivate you to stick to a healthy diet. Youíll feel better about yourself and find that you have more energy throughoutrepparttar day.

Avoid high calorie beverages. Soda pop (which isnít good for you anyway, particularly during pregnancy), juices and other flavored drinks often contain a good 100-300 calories per serving. Stick to water or flavored water during your pregnancy.

Drink lots of water. You may think you are hungry when in fact you are actually thirsty at many points during your pregnancy. In fact,repparttar 136630 brains hunger and thirst centers often get mixed up, so people often feel hungry when they are in fact dehydrated. The better hydrated you are,repparttar 136631 les likely you are to overeat.

Article by Beverley Brooke, author of "Ensure A Healthy Pregnancy For You And Your Baby And Lose Weight After Pregnancy" - visit http://www.pregnancy-weight-loss.com for more on a range of pregnancy health issues


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