Pregnant Woman



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pregnancy And You

Important Nutrients

Menu Suggestions

 

 

 

 

 

Menu Suggestions

Here are some sample menus which are adequate in all nutrients except for iron:

Day 1

Breakfast

1 cup Crispix Cereal
1/2 cup skim milk
6 oz. orange juice
1 slice whole wheat toast with 1 tsp. soft margarine and 1 tbsp. jelly

Lunch

1 serving minestrone soup
1 ham and swiss sandwich on rye with 1
tbsp. mayonnaise
8 oz. skim milk
1 pear

Afternoon snack

1 carrot
2 tbsp. low fat ranch dressing as dip
20 wheat thins crackers

Dinner

3 oz. broiled, lean sirloin steak
1 baked potato with 2 tbs. sour cream
1/2 cup steamed broccoli
1 whole wheat dinner roll with 1 tsp margarine
1 cup fresh strawberries with 2 tbsp cool whip

Evening snack

4 fig bars
8 oz. skim milk.

Calories 2239
Protein 16%
Carbohydrate 59%
Fat 24%
Calcium 1315 mg
Iron 19 mg
Dietary fiber 26 gm

 DAY 2

Breakfast

1 plain bagel, toasted with 3 tbsp soft, light cream cheese
6 oz. orange juice

Morning snack

1 banana
3 graham crackers
8 oz. hot chocolate made with skim milk

Lunch

3 slices of veggie pizza with cheese
8 oz. water

Dinner

1 Tossed green salad with 3 tbsp reduced calorie dressing
1 baked chicken breast
1 baked potato with 3 tsp. margarine
1/2 cup string beans
8 oz. skim milk

Evening Snack

1 slice carrot cake

Calories 2348
Protein 24%
Carbohydrate 54%
Fat 23%
Calcium 1420 mg
Iron 16.07 mg
Dietary fiber 11 gm