Fruits & Vegetables and Their Benefits During Pregnancy

Broccoli:

Broccoli is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, chromium and folate. It is a very good source of dietary fiber, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), potassium and copper. It is rich in fiber which can help eliminate constipation, which is very common during pregnancy.

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Dates

Dates are a good source of  vitamins and minerals. They’re a great source of energy, sugar and fiber. Essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc are also found in dates and they contain vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.

Cauliflower

Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B6. It is a very good source of choline, dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, manganese, phosphorus, and biotin.

Avocado

They Contain More Potassium than Bananas  and they’re loaded full of healthy monosaturated fatty acids which are good for the heart.  They’re packed full of fibre and can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels

Oranges

Nutritional Profile. Oranges are an excellent source of vitamin C. They are also a very good source of dietary fiber. In addition, oranges are a good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1, pan

Bananas

A potassium-rich diet can help lower blood pressure, and people who eat plenty of potassium have up to a 27% lower risk of heart disease (22, 23, 24, 25). … Bottom Line: Bananas are a good dietary source of potassium and magnesium, two nutrients that are essential for heart health.

Peppers

The highest amount of Vitamin C in a bell pepper is concentrated in the red variety. Red bell peppers contain several phytochemicals and carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which lavish you with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. The capsaicin in bell peppers has multiple health benefits

Berries

Blueberries are packed with antioxidants, called anthocyanins, that may help keep memory sharp as you age, and raspberries contain ellagic acid, a compound with anti-cancer properties. All berries are great sources of fiber, a nutrient important for a healthy digestive system.

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