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.

These 15 tips for disguising vegetables are great for both kids and adults who aren't big on eating their veggies.

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August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).

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