A woman's body requires additional nutrients during pregnancy that women do not usually need when they are not pregnant. During pregnancy, the body becomes depleted in iron, folate, vitamin C and fiber, and it is important to consume these essential nutrients for the baby's health as well as her own.
This smoothie is a simple and versatile way to ensure nutrient needs are met, and overall health is being maintained during pregnancy. All you need is a blender! Ingredients:
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Are you tired, fatigued, need more iron or just love a juicy steak? Iron has many health benefits including boosting your energy, building robust blood cells (and avoiding anemia), enhancing your immune system and optimizing muscle health. Fiorella prepares a meal filled with iron, both in animal and plant form. Steak, or any red meat, is filled with "heme" iron, which is more bioavailable or easily used by your body. "Non-heme" iron, found in dark leafy greens, is less bioav