Question: Hello dr. I am 4 weeks pregnant ..what should i eat can you please suggest...
Answer: Few of the foods to eat when you are pregnant are :
Dairy products, Sweet potatoes
Eggs, Broccoli and dark, leafy greens, Berries, Dried fruits and
Consume whole grains like whole wheat chapatti, brown rice, oats, whole meal bread etc. Include at least 2 to 3 servings of protein rich foods like milk and milk products, egg, pulses, dal, chicken, fish etc.
Question: Hi, I am 31 week pregnant, can you please advise list of nutritious food
Answer: Hello dear..
Diet play an important role in pregnancy, A good nutrious diet , with mild exercise will give you a healthy baby
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, lean chicken and eggs is best option you can have it weekly twice,fish can have monthly 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: Hi i am 16 week pregnant m not able to eat food can you please suggest what can i do ?
Answer: Hi dear,
Nausea and vomiting as we know is quite common in pregnancy especially in 1st trimester.but some women can get in 2nd trimester and some continue till delivery.the pregnancy hormones to be blamed.but also depends on each body.many donot even get any nausea the entire pregnancy.how lucky!.no need to worry much about your own weight,your baby will be safe and can get nutrients from your saved storage. You can help yourself during nausea by following the tips:
1- eat smaller meals.but eat frequently.as the digestion process slows down due to the growth of baby,eating smaller meals puts less stress to stomach
2- eat non spicy food and eating nuts can releave nausea
3- stay away from caffeine.it triggers nausea
4- eat less salt in food to avoid bloating
5- sniff lemon it refreshes the air around you
6- eating cold food sometimes prevent nausea by not triggering the intense smell of food
7- chew ginger and ajwain
8-drink plenty of water
9-take rest to calm your body
10-If nothing helps,take anti nausea meds,consult your doctor for that.