Winter Meal Plan For Pregnant Women (Recipes Included)

Eating right during your pregnancy can go a long way in ensuring your newborn is getting the right nutrients for their growth and development. These winter vegetable recipes are easy to make and are packed with nutrition – just what you need as an expecting mom!
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These recipes have been put together by Ms. Srividya Iyer, Senior. Clinical Dietitian, Apollo Cradle, Brookefield

Winter vegetables play a major role in pregnancy nutrition. They help keep the immunity system safe and protected and prevent the pregnant women from falling sick during this season. These vegetables are abundantly available and should be added to their pregnancy diet.

  • Cauliflower
  • Bell Pepper (Capsicum )
  • Spinach (Palak)
  • Carrot
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Sweet Potato (Shakarkandi)
  • Green Peas
  • Fenugreek Leaves (Methi)
  • Broccoli
  • Drumsticks
  • Yam (Rataloo/Jimikand)
  • Brinjal (Baingan)
  • Radish (Mooli)

Nutritional Benefits Of Winter Vegetables

Rich source of:-

  • Fibre – prevents pregnancy-induced constipation
  • Iron – Helps combat anaemia
  • Vitamins like A, B and C
  • Vitamin C helps for iron absorption & immunity
  • Helps with diabetes ( other than roots and beets) and helps to control the maternal weight gain during pregnancy

We have put together some healthy and tasty recipes for you. 

 

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