Stay healthy and boost your energy during your pregnancy with these tasty meal plans
Between morning sickness, bloating and cravings, it can be hard to stay on the straight and narrow with food when you’re expecting. But when you do make healthier choices, your body and bump thank you for it. Nutritionist Patrick Holford, who has devised three days of meal plans for mums-to-be exclusively for MFM, explains. “Pregnancy is the perfect time to focus on improving your diet since both you and your baby need the best in terms of nutrients for giving you energy, and your baby the best chance of being super-healthy.” All you need to do is pick a plan and follow it for the day – or just try one of the meals and see how you get on. To include as many bump-loving vitamins as possible, Patrick’s plans have some unusual ingredients. But you can find them in your supermarket – be brave and ask if you can’t spot them! As you feel your energy levels rising, you’ll want to indulge more and more.
If you’re not keen on eating fruit whole, try chopping it or slicing it. You’ll know how this appeals if you have a toddler!
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