THE DIETICIAN SAYS:
Tryvon’s breakfast should ideally contain a source of carbohydrates, fruit or vegetables, and protein or dairy. Therefore, if Tryvon eats eggs and cheese or fruit salad and yoghurt for breakfast, then she would be missing out on carbohydrates. If she had the Weet-Bix or All Bran then she would need to have a fruit with it to make it more of a complete meal. The pregnancy shake is a good option if Tryvon is on the
Tryvon’s lunch sounds like it generally contains enough protein, but once again carbohydrates need to be included. So, if she has a chicken salad, she could accompany this with a slice of low GI bread, a few baby potatoes, or wholewheat crackers.
Dinner balanced. takeaway sounds generally
An occasional is fine assuming the rest of the week’s eating is as it should be. Tryvon should also make sure that half her plate is vegetables to ensure that she gets enough fibre and nutrients. Tryvon could also try replacing her regular rice with brown or Basmati rice and her potato wedges with sweet potato wedges to lower the GI of the meal. In addition, Tryvon should place an emphasis on green leafy vegetables (such as spinach), as these are high in folic acid, which is particularly
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Snacks are very important, but especially during the first trimester where they can help to manage morning sickness and fatigue. Fresh fruit like apples and grapes are perfect as a snack. Snacks are also a good way to get extra calcium in, in the form of yoghurt or cheese. Fruit and yoghurt satisfy a sweet craving and are healthier than chocolate and sweets.