12 Pregnancy Superfoods

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Broccoli


Broccoli may be a health-food cliché, but it rocks in terms of nutrition, containing everything from vitamins C, K, and A to potassium, iron, magnesium, and even calcium. Make sure you thoroughly wash your broccoli — and all your produce — well during pregnancy to avoid pesticides and toxoplasmosis that can contaminate soil. When boiling broccoli, just be sure to cook it for less than 10 minutes in order to maintain its rich nutrients.

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