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Power Hungry

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

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Day 5
Breakfast
2 buckwheat pancakes topped with 1/2 cup diced mango
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
8 ounces orange juice
Snack
Low-fat granola bar
8 ounces skim milk
Lunch
Spinach salad: Mix 1 1/2 cups spinach;
1 tangerine, sectioned; 3 slices red onion; and 1 sliced hard-boiled egg, drizzled with 2 tablespoons low-fat honey mustard dressing
1 whole-grain bagel with 1 ounce low-fat cream cheese
1 cup skim milk
Snack
2 plums
2 large pretzels
Dinner
Barbecue chicken sandwich made with 4 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast, broiled; 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce; 1 multigrain bun; and 2 pieces romaine lettuce
6 steamed asparagus spears
1 ear of corn
1 teaspoon light butter
1 fruit popsicle

Second- and Third-Trimester Additions
1 buckwheat pancake
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt mixed with 2 teaspoons brown sugar and 1 cup seedless grapes

Daily nutritional analysis
First trimester: 1,977 calories, 20 percent fat (44 grams), 61 percent carbohydrate, 19 percent protein, 33 grams fiber, 1,666 milligrams calcium, 535 micrograms folic acid, 19 milligrams iron.
 Second and third trimesters: 2,282 calories, 20 percent fat (51 grams), 62 percent carbohydrate, 18 percent protein, 2,046 milligrams calcium, 559 micrograms folic acid, 20 milligrams iron.
 

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