Avocados are a boon for you and your babe-to-be. Dig in!
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Eat More Avocado
Bursting with folic acid and vitamin B6, avocados nurture your baby's muscle and brain development—and they'll do you just as much good. "Folic acid helps protect against birth defects, while vitamin B6 helps detoxify your liver and omega-3s promote skin elasticity," says David Wolfe, M.S., author of Superfoods: The Food and Medicine of the Future. We won't deny that they're delish mashed up with some jalapeños, garlic and lime juice, but we've got three creative and mouthwatering ways to eat more.
Chicken Enchilada Recipe with Avocado and Greek Yogurt
Nutrition Score Per Serving: 561 calories, 39g protein, 59g carbohydrates, 18g fat (3g saturated), 64mg calcium, 3mg iron, 66mcg folate, 31g fiber, 1705mg sodium
Nutrition Score Per Serving: 206 calories, 4g protein, 30g carbohydrates, 11g fat (2g saturated), 44mg calcium, 2mg iron, 67mcg folate, 9g fiber, 119mg sodium