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Power Hungry

Supercharge your pregnancy nutrition with our top 20 foods and five-day meal plan.



Day 4
Breakfast
11/2 cups bran flakes cereal
1 cup skim milk
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 banana, sliced
Snack
3 ounces baby carrots with 2/3 cup low-fat cottage cheese and black pepper
Lunch
Burrito made with 1 whole-wheat tortilla, 2/3 cup black beans, 1/2 cup brown rice, 1/8 avocado, 1 ounce Monterey Jack cheese, 1 tablespoon light sour cream and 1 tablespoon mild salsa
1 slice watermelon
Snack
2 tablespoons roasted peanuts mixed with 1 cup raisins
Iced mint tea
Dinner
Grilled Vegetable Kabobs With Couscous*
1 nectarine

Second- and Third-Trimester Additions:
1 chocolate chip ice cream cone
1 banana

Daily nutritional analysis
First trimester: 2,067 calories, 18 percent fat (41 grams), 64 percent carbohydrate, 18 percent protein, 62 grams fiber, 1,219 milligrams calcium, 673 micrograms folic acid, 29 milligrams iron.
Second and third trimesters: 2,363 calories, 22 percent fat (58 grams), 62 percent carbohydrate, 16 percent protein, 64 grams fiber, 1,314 milligrams calcium, 684 micrograms folic acid, 29 milligrams iron.

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