Nutrition in pregnancy

Here are some nutritional tips most useful to consider if you are pregnant:

  • Take a good breakfast , which should vary, and include four different foods.
  • Drink six to eight glasses of water daily to maintain good hydration.
  • Five meals a day: breakfast, midmorning, lunch, snack and dinner.
  • Dairy products, which are beneficial for digestion and help the intestinal flora.
  • Eating high fiber foods such as nuts, vegetables, and so on.
  • Reduce consumption of sausage and offal.
  • Use sparingly salt.
  • Cook food steamed or grilled.
  • Wash fruits and vegetables carefully.
  • Eating meat well-done.

In the case of performing some physical exercise consult your doctor, since those violent exercises or produce fatigue are not advisable.

Other important questions about nutrition in pregnancy

Meal Frequency

Food intake must be split into five or six moderate. Eat slowly and chew food thoroughly. Thus it decreases gastrointestinal symptoms.

The daily intake of water during pregnancy should not be less than half liter.

Heartburn, nausea and other symptoms

To avoid these symptoms, it is recommended to reduce the stomach irritating foods, such as chocolate , drinks containing caffeine, peppermint and fatty foods. In addition to large meals.


Cravings are between 60% and 90% of pregnant women and present with an emotional component, rather than a physiological need. It is preferable moderately meet them rather than avoid them; however, not routinely because this can lead to an eating disorder., first time pregnancy

Homemade recipes to skin whitening

All we want to know good homemade recipes to whiten the skin , and so it is good that today I have more than one to pass them here.

Whiten skin is more than a matter of vanity, it is also a health issue, and very important. We must take proper care of our skin and do it in the most natural way possible. With these homemade recipes to whiten the skin you can eliminate all these little spots.

Recipe 1 : Mix 1 teaspoon of milk powder, 1 teaspoon honey, and lemon juice ½ teaspoon olive oil and spoon almonds. Apply it on your face and let it act for 10-15 minutes, then rinse well.

Recipe 2 : place 4 almonds in two tablespoons of milk and leave to land all night. The next day they form a cream, apply on the skin overnight and leave until waking up, then wash the skin. Repeat this recipe every 15 days.

Other tips are put slices of raw potato on the skin, since they help reduce blemishes and all brands of skin. Dry Cáscaras orange along with the buttermilk also help eliminate scars and stains, leave on the skin for 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water.