Nutrition and Pregnancy

Period 8 Meghan

Information

  • A pregnant women should gain between 20 and 35 pounds You should Look for a prenatal vitamin that includes:
    • 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid.
    • 400 IU of vitamin D.
    • 200 to 300 milligrams (mg) of calcium.
    • 70 mg of vitamin C.
    • 3 mg of thiamine.
    • 2 mg of riboflavin.
    • 20 mg of niacin.
    • 6 mcg of vitamin B12.
    • 10 mg of vitamin E.
    • 15 mg of zinc.
    • 17 mg of iron.
    • 150 micrograms of iodine
    • empty calories-calories from solid fats and/or added sugars.
    • nutrient density-identifies the proportion of nutrients in foods,