12 Pregnancy Superfoods

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Soy


Soy beans are a natural source of protein and iron and they're very versatile in cooking. You can purchase whole soy beans whole – as bright green edamame – in most grocery stores' freezer sections these days or order cooked edamame from a Japanese restaurant. It's tasty steamed with a dash of salt, eaten with or without the pea pod-like shell. Soy beans are also used to make veggie burgers and tofu — great meat substitutes for vegetarians.

Read these tips for pregnant vegetarians.

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