Question: What can i eat in 2nd trimester of pregnancy?
Dear in pregnancy, healthy diet will give you healthy baby, follow these diet tips,it might be helpful for you..
Take folate rich foods that includes green vegetables, lentils, chickpeas..
Intake of wholegrain,millets , cereals will also help
Eat lot of vegetables and fruits which haslot of nutrients
Eat nuts, dates,dryfruit as snacks,you can also have makhana
Avoid caffeine,sugar,packed foods,pastries too
Eat home made food than food brought outside
Stay yourself hydrated, drink three litres of water a day, you can add fresh juice too
If you are a non vegetarian, chicken, egg,meat is best option you can have it weekly twice,other meat weekly once
Drink two glasses of milk daily, good for bone health
Intake of fruits and vegetables,will give you lot of nutrients needed during this phase,avoid constipation,and it helps in yielding a healthy baby,can have more water content veggies like raddish, cucumber,white pumpkin,celery, cauliflower,cabbage, bottle guard,which helps you to stay hydrated, can also have beetroot,carrot,beans, cauliflower, drumstick,green leafy vegetables,which increases iron content in your body
fruits are rich source of energy,you can have apple,pears,guava, pomogranate,chikoo,grapes, they contain lot of fibre, minerals and vitamins, which is needed during pregnancy,you can eat dryfruits at anytime as snacks but the best time to eat dryfruits is early in the morning,soak them overnight and have it,but have it in moderation because they has high calorie content than the fresh one,having nuts and dryfruits in pregnancy is very essential because they promote lot of health benefits to you and your baby,it also componsate the nutritional needed for pregnancy,regular intake of dryfruits will relieve you from Anemia and constipation
Question: I gained 2 kg weight in 2nd month of pregnancy. it means I gain more weight
Answer: Optimal weight gain during pregnancy ranges from 10-15kg. however each pregnancy is different some might gain less whereas some might gain upto 20kg depending on their body type.
During pregnancy one needs to be very wise selecting diet. You need to take lots of protein and carbs whereas have to cut short on sugar,oil and spice.
Keep your meals simple. Reduce the quantity and eat at every 2hours. This way your metabolism will be high and the calories will be consumed immediately rather than getting stored. Include more of fruits and Dryfruit this way there will be healthy weight gain . You ll have strong stamina rather than just accumulating fat in your body which will be tough to get rid of post delivery.
Drink water at every hour. This will improve your digestion and will also cleanse your body.