Take a look at this list to get an idea of the wide variety of foods you can choose from to make up your healthy pregnancy diet. Next to each food item, you’ll find the quantity that makes one portion. For instance, “Arepa: 1/2″ means that half an arepa is equal to one serving of carbohydrates.
This will make it easier to follow our healthy pregnancy eating plan. Included are many delicious Latino ingredients that you can enjoy while pregnant.
The average woman needs nine daily servings of carbohydrates (which are also referred to as starches).
Legumes, grains, cereals, starchy vegetables, fruit, and milk all contain about the same amount of carbohydrate per serving. (Nonstarchy vegetables, such as leafy greens, contain fewer carbohydrates.) The key to controlling blood sugar is to balance the number of carbohydrate choices at each meal and snack.
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