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Food In Pregnancy

During pregnancy your appetite may vary – from feeling sick and not really fancying anything to feeling starving and never full. Pregnancy can be a time when you feel like you can eat for two, when diets and healthy eating can go out the window especially when you feel tired. While pregnancy is not a time for a calorie controlled diet, it is a time to eat healthily – cutting down on processed foods, ready meals and sugary snacks can help you feel better and will help to keep your weight gain at a normal level. What you eat in pregnancy can become something you obsess over and it can also be the cause of confusion. The British Nutrition Foundation is all about keeping it simple – a balanced diet with plenty of fruit and veg; carbohydrates; some fish, lean meat, eggs and dairy – going with alternatives if you are vegetarian or vegan. Here’s a quick guide to making healthy choices with food… Fresh fruit & veg for meals and snack…Broccoli and cabbage are …