Spinach is not just popeye's favourite; it can also be your super friend during pregnancy as it is rich in iron, protein, calcium and folate. Include spinach in your diet as often as possible because it covers your body's increased need for iron, folate, fibre etc. It is also rich in vitamin C to keep your immune system strong while you're pregnant.
Having spinach everyday can be boring and difficult with food aversions in the first trimester. Here is a new spinach recipe that will please your palate and stay light on the tummy.Spinach Smoothie
– Iron, calcium, beta carotene, folate, fibre, essential fat and goodness of fruits.Ingredients
You can use greek yogurt instead of low fat yogurt and banana can be replaced with any frozen fruit like mango or even berries. This will cover the spinach flavor and also gives a refreshing taste.