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Plan to get Pregnant? Check out These Tips for Clean, Plant-Based Eating

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If you do a web search on preparing your body for pregnancy, you’ll likely read advice on the importance of overhauling your diet, immediately followed by suggestions to get protein and other nutrients from eggs and lean meats, which is not particularly helpful or comforting for someone looking for support to maintain a vegetarian or vegan diet. Most people tend to panic at the thought of loved ones not getting enough protein (through meat) during pregnancy. However, considering a well-rounded, clean, plant-based diet may be one of the best things you can do for you and your baby. Here are some tips for clean, plant-based eating if you plan to get pregnant.

1. Form Good Eating Habits Now – Don’t Wait for That Positive Pregnancy Test!

Some of the most important nutrients are needed before you even know you’re pregnant. Folate is one such nutrient. This B-vitamin is essential before pregnancy and in early pregnancy to prevent problems with the baby’s spine and brain, which are the first body parts to form. Waiting to increase folate intake until after a pregnancy is confirmed could mean that baby is missing out on the vitamin at the most critical time in its development. You should also note that the names ¨folate¨ and ¨folic acid¨ are used interchangeably, but they are very different things. Folic acid is synthetic, and is therefore metabolized by the body differently than its natural counterpart, folate. The good news is that you can get folate from a variety of vegan food sources, such as beans, spinach, and broccoli.

2. Kick the Bad Habits

If you’re already vegetarian or vegan, there’s a good chance you’re pretty conscious of what you put into your body. If you’re considering getting pregnant, now is the time to quit drinking alcohol. Get some good quality sleep instead which will benefit you greatly. Studies have shown that women who don’t get enough sleep suffer from more pregnancy-related health issues.

3. Keep a Food Journal to Determine if Supplements are Necessary

There are opposing points of view on the need for vitamins, particularly in pregnancy. If you do decide that supplements are right for you, trying to choose one can be mind boggling. Keeping a food journal for the months leading up to pregnancy will help you see if there are deficiencies in your diet, and from then you can choose a vitamin that suits your needs. If you want to keep it simple and still have the security of a vitamin, you can choose a vegetarian prenatal multivitamin, preferably made from raw, plant-based nutrients. Also, remember to consult your doctor before taking supplements.

4. Make a List of Your Favorite Snacks, and get in the Habit of Carrying Food at all Times

One of the keys to not succumbing to what’s available in the supermarket or vending machine is to be prepared with vegan snacks, especially if you work outside the home, are on vacation, or are spending the day out and about. This preparation takes practice, so it’s a good idea to form these habits even before you’re expecting.

Know what types of wholesome foods are available to you, and figure out your favorites while you’re feeling well. When pregnant, it’s difficult to predict when a craving will strike and what that craving will be, so preparing yourself with your ¨go to¨ meals and snacks will decrease the likelihood of you reaching for ready-to-eat foods that contain eggs, dairy, or any number of preservatives and artificial ingredients.

Just about everyone has an opinion and would love for you to take their pregnancy advice, but only you can ultimately decide what feels right for you and your growing family. Also, please consult a health practitioner and nutritionist before planning your meals and nutrients for pregnancy, whether you plan to eat plant-based or not.

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14 comments on “Plan to get Pregnant? Check out These Tips for Clean, Plant-Based Eating”

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Warren Boswell
10 Days ago

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SOPHIA
15 Days ago

i want to tell all the women in the world with no child that there is hope for you all, because i was also a barren woman, i had no child for the past 8 years and i contacted my doctor and he told me that there is no way on earth that i can ever getting pregnant,.. so i was confused and my husband was tired and told me that we should adopt a child, so i was so sad in such a way that i had to talk to a friend about adopting a child my friend told me to forget about adopting a child, with this she then introduced me to a spell caster whom i contacted and i explained everything to him and immediately he told me not to worry that all my problems will be solved, so i believed and did as he asked me.After two week i went to the hospital for a total test and i found out that i was pregnant and today am now a mother, so if you are barren or childless kindly contact Dr Okougbe on his whatsapp number:+2348119278442 so be a mother now [email protected] .........


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SOPHIA
15 Days ago

i want to tell all the women in the world with no child that there is hope for you all, because i was also a barren woman, i had no child for the past 8 years and i contacted my doctor and he told me that there is no way on earth that i can ever getting pregnant,.. so i was confused and my husband was tired and told me that we should adopt a child, so i was so sad in such a way that i had to talk to a friend about adopting a child my friend told me to forget about adopting a child, with this she then introduced me to a spell caster whom i contacted and i explained everything to him and immediately he told me not to worry that all my problems will be solved, so i believed and did as he asked me.After two week i went to the hospital for a total test and i found out that i was pregnant and today am now a mother, so if you are barren or childless kindly contact Dr Okougbe on his whatsapp number:+2348119278442 so be a mother now [email protected]


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tracy alex
4 Months Ago

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Val F
6 Months Ago


The emergency spells work like a charm! I bought one to return my lover and another to give a "boost" to the relationship a few months later. Both times I saw results within a week or two and, boy, were they drastic! Thanks, Dr. Todd! e-mail: [email protected] com

Val F. (NY, NY)


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Val F
6 Months Ago


The emergency spells work like a charm! I bought one to return my lover and another to give a "boost" to the relationship a few months later. Both times I saw results within a week or two and, boy, were they drastic! Thanks, Dr. Todd! e-mail: [email protected] com

Val F. (NY, NY)


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6 Months Ago



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7 Months Ago

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STEVEN
9 Months Ago

HOW I GOT BACK MY EX LOVER BY HELP OF DR AKHERE

Am here to testify what this great spell caster done for me. i never believe in spell casting, until when i was was tempted to try it. i and my husband have been having a lot of problem living together, he will always not make me happy because he have fallen in love with another lady outside our relationship, i tried my best to make sure that my husband leave this woman but the more i talk to him the more he makes me fell sad, so my marriage is now leading to divorce because he no longer gives me attention. so with all this pain and agony, i decided to contact this spell caster to see if things can work out between me and my husband again. this spell caster who was a woman told me that my husband is really under a great spell that he have been charm by some magic, so she told me that she was going to make all things normal back. she did the spell on my husband and after 5 days my husband changed completely he even apologize with the way he treated me that he was not him self, i really thank this woman her name is Dr AKHERE she have bring back my husband back to me i want you all to contact her who are having any problem related to marriage issue and relationship problem she will solve it for you. her email is :{ [email protected]
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(10)Loretta spell
(11) love spell
(12) business spell
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blessing
10 Months Ago

My name is BLESSING. i live in usa, and am married for 25years without conceiving or getting pregnant until the issue resolved to problem in my home , i was really worried and bothered because i don’t want to loose my husband to another woman. i have went to hospital, the doctor told me that i cant get pregnant again i thought i have lost my husband and my marriage already.i decided to check the internet for updates on healthy living and i came across a story of a woman who [email protected] OR WHATSAPP HIM ON +2349030313722 helped her to conceive a baby. i decided to put a try becausethis has been my greatest problem in life.i contacted Dr. OMOHAN via email and told him my problem and he assured me that he will help me, he told me what to do which i did and now i am a mother of twins which i gave birth on 10th February 2017. Words will not be enough to explained what this man has done for me.i know there is someone in this same condition and you feel there is no way. i urge you to contact Dr.OMOHAN now i have giving birth to twins. and my husband now love me more than before. if you are in need to get pregnant contact him on this email: [email protected] OR WHATSAPP HIM ON +2349030313722


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