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Top 5 Plants To Grow For Pregnant Women!

Pregnancy blog post
A healthy diet is extremely important especially when you are expecting! A diet with Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Iron, Folate/Folic Acid, and Calcium is especially important during this time.
 
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Beans
Legumes are great for pregnant women! These include beans (bush & pole), peas, southern peas (black-eyed peas), and lentils. These are extremely high in folate, fiber, protein, iron, and calcium!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are a great addition to your garden! Pregnant women will need to have extra nutrients which sweet potatoes add to your diet.
Berries
Berries add a lot of extra nutrients to your diet which are great for pregnant women! This includes berries such as blackberries, blueberries, goji berries, gooseberries, raspberries, and strawberries.
Greens
Greens (such as kale, spinach, lettuce, and collard greens) are a great addition to a pregnancy diet and an easy plant to grow in the garden! Greens add a lot of nutrients such as folate, vitamins A & C, and fiber.
Cruciferous
Cruciferous vegetables include vegetables such as bok choy, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cabbage, and kohlrabi. These help to add in a lot of extra nutrients into your diet!

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