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Food In Pregnancy

Food in pregnancy may vary because your appetite may change a lot. You can go 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. Food 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 …