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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can guide about eating the right food during pregnancy?

You can talk to your obstetrician or a dietician about eating healthy during pregnancy.

2. Can I diet during pregnancy?

No. Dieting during pregnancy is hazardous to you and your baby. Most weight-loss regimes leave you low on calories, iron, folic acid, and other vitamins and minerals.
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3. Which foods are rich in iron?

Iron rich foods include lean red meat, fish, poultry, dry fruits, whole grain products, green leafy vegetables, dates and iron fortified cereals.

4. Which foods are rich in folic acid?

Folic acid rich foods include berries, leafy greens, asparagus, broccoli, beans, orange juice, fortified cereals, nuts and whole grains.

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