In the next few blogs I will be discussing the healing aspects and nutritional aspects of some common foods. These are beneficial for a variety of reasons and good to use in dishes, or to have whole, on your plate!
These particular foods I would recommend to include in your diet for a healthier pregnancy…
These will be:
Any warnings for pregnancy and lactation will be included, and where possibility of a recipe or two. All references for these are on my reference page.
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(with the protein foods containing the most essential amino acids first).
Eggs (preferably organic, or at least “free-range”)
Poultry (preferably: baked, broiled or stewed)
Tofu & other beans
Oats (preferably not quick cooking)
Nuts (especially almonds)
Protein Food Combinations
(to assure best usage of the most Amino Acids found in the food /Proteins )
Beans + Wheat
Beans + Rice
Corn bread + Beans
Corn tortillas + Beans
Lentil Curry + Rice
Pea Soup + Wheat (bread)
Pasta + milk and/or Cheese
Cheese + Wheat (cheese sandwiches)
Macaroni + Cheese
Garbanzo dip (hummus)
Sunflower seeds, peanuts, roasted soybeans (snack foods)
“Diet for a Small Planet”. Fig.14, page 176
Ibid. page 181 (Chart)