First trimester or the first three months of pregnancy, a critical period in which mothers need proper nutrition. Once before, we discussed about Folic Acid, Vitamin C and Vitamin D, now we will discuss the essential vitamins and minerals in early pregnancy.
Its function: Keeping the normal functioning of cells, particularly cells of the gastrointestinal tract, nervous system and bone marrow.
Recommended consumption: 2.2 micrograms
Found in: Results livestock and dairy, tempeh, tauco, soy sauce, and oncom.
DHA belongs to a class of unsaturated fatty acids that are essential long chain, meaning it can not be synthesized by the body so must be obtained from food intake.
Help optimize brain growth
Assist the growth of the retina
Recommended consumption: 300 mg / day. Found on: Tuna, salmon, fish lemuru (the fish in the sea) and a special formula milk pregnant and lactating mothers.
Daily menu example pregnant women in the first trimester, namely:
Breakfast: fried rice complete and mango sorbet.
Morning interlude: croquet and a glass of milk.
Lunch / dinner: rice, fried chicken, sauteed mustard greens, out gejrot, guava passion fruit juice.
Afternoon interlude: shaved salad, a glass of milk.