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9 Best Foods To Eat During Pregnancy To Make Your Baby Smart & Intelligent

It's very important to note that what you do while you're pregnant can have as much impact on your child's brain development and future intelligence. It's quite clear that as a parent you want your child to be smart and intelligent. Some intelligence and smartness are hereditary. Heredity has a lot to do with how smart your child will actually turn out. But the environment in which your child develops is very important.

Vitamin D, iron supplements and folic acid plays a big role in your baby's cognitive development and that's why most doctors highly recommends them to pregnant women. This article will outline the best foods for to eat during pregnancy to help your baby become intelligent and smart. Below are the top 9 highly recommended foodstuffs you can always eat while pregnant:

1.Fatty Fish

The term "fatty fish" may sound unappealing, but actually these are the tastiest and healthiest foods from the sea.Oily fish are fish species with oil in soft tissues and in the coelomic cavity around the gut. Their fillets may contain up to 30% oil, although this figure varies both within and between species. Giving birth to an intelligent child you must eat salmon which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids that are integral to development of your baby's brain. Salmon is rich in iodine and low iodine levels actually affects your child's intelligence levels.


2.Green Leafy Vegetables

Green leafy vegetables are an important source of vitamins and minerals. The spinach and lentils, and leafy vegetables are rich in folic acid that is capable of protecting your baby's brain from damage of the tissue. Risk of neutral tubes defects can also be reduced through eating of vegetables that contain folic acid.



Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with blue or purple berries. They are classified in the section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium.Blueberries contain iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and vitamin K. Each of these is a component of bone. They also contain antioxidants which can help your baby's cognitive development and that's why doctors reccomend it to pregnant women.



Eggs are among the healthiest foods you can eat. They are rich in high-quality protein, healthy fats and many essential vitamins and minerals. Eggs have low calories especially boiled ones. Pregnant women are advised to take them because it's rich in amino acid (choline) which is very important in your baby's brain development and enhances your baby's memory too.



Almonds are a healthful food. They provide a range of essential nutrients and can be good source of protein, fats, vitamin E and Magnesium.Doctors recommends almond consumption to pregnant women because of its ability to boost your baby's brain development. It's also rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and eating it also helps in your baby's intelligence.



Cheese is a dairy product, derived from milk and produced in wide ranges of flavors, textures and forms by coagulation of the milk protein casein. It comprises proteins and fat from milk, usually the milk of cows, buffalo, goats, or sheep. It's rich in vitamin D which is very essential in your baby's brain development. Low level of Vitamin D will actually lead to giving birth to a baby with low IQ.


The other important foods to eat during pregnancy to make your baby smart and intelligent are: Pumpkin seeds, beans and finally milk.

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