Growing another life is serious business that requires a lot of energy. Getting the right balance of nutrients each day is important for optimizing your health and the health of your growing baby. We've taken all of that into consideration with this healthy pregnancy meal plan. Filled with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, this plan will give your body the fuel it needs during this important time. This delicious day includes foods high in protein, folate, fiber, iron and calcium (nutrients you need more of when pregnant).
Planning healthy, balanced meals when pregnant and following a gluten-free diet is made easy with smart meal planning. This gluten-free pregnancy meal plan will help you meet you daily nutrient needs, while keeping the meals exciting and delicious. We made sure to hit the daily recommended amount for each of the nutrients you need more of when pregnant and eating gluten-free—calories, sodium, protein, fiber, folate, niacin, iron and calcium.
Going dairy-free because of an allergy or intolerance (or whatever your reason may be), means a little more planning needs to happen to make sure you get the nutrients you need each day. The planning part is made easy with all of EatingWell's delicious dairy-free recipes. Choose a handful of healhy recipes that you’d like to try and work them into your daily routine, like we did here in this dairy-free, lactose-free meal plan.
Recipe to Try: Turkey Apple Cheddar Sandwich
Deli turkey, ham and roast beef are the most commonly eaten cold cuts in the U.S. Adding these sliced deli meats to your sandwich can make for a tasty lunch—and they're convenient, too. But you might be wondering if processed deli meat is healthy or not. We break down the latest science and what you need to know to shop for healthy cold cuts.
With meals and snacks as delicious as the recipes in this vegetarian meal plan, getting your kids to eat their fruits and veggies is made easy.Following a vegetarian diet is a healthy way to eat that packs in tons of nutritious foods, for people of all ages. Eating more plant-based food as a kid and throughout life can help to prevent health issues down the road, like cardiovascular disease and diabetes, thanks to the extra fiber that comes from plenty of fruits, veggies, whole grains and beans, and the healthy fats that come from nuts and seeds.
Food allergies and intolerances don't need to stand in the way of healthy eating. With some simple planning, eating with allergies and intolerances is made easy. In this pre-planned dairy-free, gluten free meal plan, delicious meals and snacks combine for a nutritious day of eating, completely free of dairy and gluten-containing ingredients.
Eating healthy foods during your pregnancy can take a little bit more thought, as your body needs more nutrients and energy. And if you already follow a certain way of eating, like a plant-based vegetarian diet, there are even a few more nutrients to consider. To make meal planning easier, we created this one-day plan of healthy vegetarian meals for pregnancy to help you get the nutrition you need. We made sure to hit the daily recommended amount for each of the important nutrients during pregnancy—protein, folate, iron, and calcium.
Planning healthy, balanced meals when you have multiple food allergies or intolerances to gluten and dairy is made easy with smart meal planning. Save a few favorite go-to dairy-free, gluten-free recipes that you can easily incorporate into your meals each week.
Pregnancy is an exciting time, but for many women the thought of gaining weight leads to mixed feelings. How much is too much? Where does all the weight go? Will I hold on to the baby weight forever?