Not everyone agrees that the new USDA pyramid is the best nutrition model and according to some Public Health centers, they miss so many things that our body need in this pyramid and they think that this is not healthy, and they think one should eat healthy and balanced food and if they want to eat sugar or sweet then they can and they should too, so now we are adding some sweetness in this blog too for those who want to eat some sugar too.
You should eat whole grain foods, vegetable oils, fruit, vegetables, nuts, legumes, and fish and you can eat 4 tablespoon plain sugar too or if you want to eat some deserts too then can eat three times a week but you need to add some daily exercise too, you should not eat red meat and refined grains such as white bread and white rice, but you can try white and healthy lean meat and some BBQ once in a week too.
If you are a drinker and you think that you need alcohol then you can drink a smallest pack once in a day cause according to the doctors and nutritionists drink some alcohol in moderation is good for your body and your heart, but if you gynecologist saying that you should not drink it then you should follow here instructions.
If you are confused about the food plan then I must say that things vary from person to person and you should eat according to your own requirements, if you feel that you losing weight and you look pale and dull that means you are not eating enough and you are not eating appropriate food and you need some more vitamins and healthy balanced food, so you can eat whatever you want and if you are a active and strong and healthy woman then you can eat whatever you want, as long as you are burning all of them, but you need to make sure that you are drinking enough milk and water and your intake of healthy and pure homemade juice is good, never drink old or ready to drink juice as they are not good for you and they are unhealthy and you are not in the condition of eating unhealthy food.
We are sharing some simple sample menu for a pregnant woman and you can add or change these according to your own demands or convenience, but you need to see if you are eating adequate and appropriate balanced food.
You can have a Breakfast of 1/2 cup of cantaloupe or any fruit you want+2 eggs scrambled with 1/4 cup mushrooms and bell pepper and add small teaspoon canola oil with a slice of whole wheat toast with 1 teaspoon of light margarine or you can use low fat butter with one cup low-fat milk or juice of fresh fruits.
Eat some kind of Snack after two hours and you can eat 1 large apple with some sunflower seeds and glass of water or juice and you need to drink three glass of water meanwhile.
Lunch is very important and you can add one baked potato with chili and beans and you can use low-fat cheddar cheese on it, add spinach salad with 1 tablespoon dried cranberries light salad dressing with whole grain crackers and small cup of low-fat milk, Eat a comparatively big Snack this time as you can eat some baby carrots and ranch dressing with 3 cups light popcorn and you can add some butter in it too or you can try some boiled corns too.
Eat your Dinner one hour prior to your bed time and you should eat half a sliced of tomato with three inches long slice of avocado+ grilled salmon+ cooked brown rice with some green beans with one small cup of orange juice and finish your day with low-fat vanilla yogurt, Keep reading Meal Planning During Pregnancy-2 for some simple instructions. To Be Continue… Meal Planning During Pregnancy [ II ]