DIET PLAN FOR PREGNANT WOMEN
Tea with Dry Toast - 2 / Biscuits - 2, 6 Soaked Almonds + 2 Dates
Broken wheat porridge (Veg dalia) / Veg Semolina (Veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli (Sewian) / Veg poha (Rice flakes) / Veg idli / Oatmeal / Brown Bread Sandwich / Besan chila (gram flour) / Suji chila / Parantha Stuffed / Chapatti with veg or dal / Milk / Yogurt / Buttermilk + 1 Egg
Salad / Fruit (except papaya) / Smoothie / Lemon water / Coconut water / Sprouts
Plain chapatti / Mixed chapatti / Boiled Rice / Vegetable + Dal + Curd / Salad
Milk / Herbal Tea / Milk shake / Smoothie (any fruit) / Besan chila / Veg poha / Roasted Chana / Sprouts / Veg Sandwich / Dry fruits / Rice flakes bhelpuri (an Indian dish of puffed rice and veggies)
Veg / Chicken Soup (Home-made)
Plain chapatti / Mixed chapatti / Boiled Rice / Vegetable + Dal + Salad / Fish / Chicken / Tofu Cheese / Nutri-nuggets
Fruit custard / Fruit shake / Suji kheer / Rice Phirni
- Water intake should be sufficient. At least 10-12 glasses of water should be taken everyday, will help in case of nausea and vomiting.
- Walk for 45 min to 1 hr. is recommended, regularly.
- If you have hypertension then table salt should be avoided.
- Fiber rich diet should be consumed to avoid constipation.
- Small and frequent meals should be taken to avoid nausea.
- Early morning snacks should be consumed to avoid nausea.
- Whole fruits should be preferred instead of fruit juices.
- Skipping of meals should be avoided, especially the breakfast.
- Seasonal fruits and vegetables should be consumed.
- Clear soups, lemon water, tea, coffee, herbal tea
- Raw vegetables like radish, carrot, onion, tomato, cucumber etc.
- Herbal Tea - Boil ½ tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin in 4 cups of water till it’s reduced to 2 cups.
FOODS TO BE AVOIDED:-
- Refined flour and its products, refined sugar.
- Alcoholic drinks, carbonated drinks, Caffeine.
- Fried foods and Junk foods - burgers, pizzas, patties, packaged foods etc.
- Flesh foods - Raw, uncooked and processed meat, fish especially selfish, shark, swordfish, tuna and marlin, clams, mussels, oysters, scallops, raw eggs, meat patties, burgers, minced meat, pork, and organ meat.
- Dairy products - Raw milk, unpasteurized cheese, blue-veined cheese, soft mold-ripened cheese.