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Healthy Snacks

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Smart Bites

Meeting all your nutritional needs during pregnancy can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. These quick snacks help you fulfill your pregnancy requirements for important nutrients such as calcium, folic acid, protein, iron and fiber. A light nibble between meals will help keep your energy, plus help quell nausea.

Power Snacks

Power snacking—eating foods that are high in nutrition—is one of the best ways to satisfy your hunger and alleviate pregnancy-related nausea. What’s more, mini-meals that contain approximately 150 calories can help keep you energized throughout the day and relieve heartburn, says Kim Galeaz, R.D., a nutritionist in Indianapolis. So instead of reaching for a candy bar the next time you need to munch between meals, try one of these tasty, healthful snacks.
Mock Cherry Cannoli
>>power punch: 349 mg calcium