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Since Pregnancy is associated with increased metabolic demand due to changes in woman's physiology and requirements of a growing fetus, eating immunity boosting foods is necessary for every expectant mother.
In other words, pregnant women should eat foods rich in Vitamin B6, C , D, folic acid, zinc, selenium, Iron, Nitric Oxides, Omega-3 fatty acids, proteins. Good circulation and blood flow to every tissue in the body allows the immune system to develop a strong defense against invading pathogens.
Lactoferrin in cow's milk enhances immunity by interrupting the interactions between viral cells and body cells.
Lentils are rich in Iron, Zinc ,Vitamin B and folate which are essential for growth of the fetus.
It is a rich source of calcium, potassium, Iron, Vitamin A , B,C and K required by a pregnant woman.
This vegetable is a rich source of folic acid, iron, Vitamin C and beta-carotene.
Bananas are rich in potassium and helps to regulate a pregnant woman's blood pressure levels.
These are rich in potassium, copper, vitamin C and A.
These seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, zinc and iron.
Figs contain antioxidants, calcium, fiber, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and Vitamin K which aid healthy bone formation and clotting of blood.
Avocados not only protect the pregnant woman from morning sickness but also contain omega-3 fatty acids and folate which helps in brain development.
It unbelievable anti-inflammatory properties and helps pre deal with nausea and morning sickness.
Chicken is not only a rich source of protein but also contains iron which helps prevents anemia associated with pregnant women.
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