I often hear people say, "Eat more fruits after pregnancy, and the baby will be white and tender after the baby is born."However, some expectant mothers have found high blood sugar during their birth checks. Doctors have instructed to eat less sweets, including fruits.
So, the question is: Should expectant mothers eat fruit?How to eat fruits?Here, we invited Shen Wanrong, a Department of Clinical Nutrition of Renji Hospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, brought science to everyone!
Do you want to eat fruit?
Specific mothers can of course eat fruits.
Fruits are rich in healthy nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, cellulose, anthocyanins, etc., which helps expectant mothers to enhance resistance, antioxidant, prevent constipation, calcium supplementation, and promote iron absorption.
Fruits are rich in organic acids and are mothers who vomit miles can promote appetite.
Enjoying sweet and delicious fruits can also make people happy and maintain a good mood during pregnancy.
How to eat it?
Should choose the local fruits of the season
Do not be too superstitious about imported fruits or famous brand fruits. Due to long -distance transportation and storage, in order to prevent collision rotten and deteriorating, it may be unpacistic to pick or use some anti -corrosion (such as wax) and ripening measures.
Various varieties, change the pattern to eat
Traditional Chinese medicine has cold and heat for fruits, and there is also the saying that eat less fever fruits during pregnancy (such as longan, lychee, pineapple, mango, durian, etc.).In fact, it is basically safe to eat a kind of fruit without "staring". The expectant mothers do not have to be too tangled.
Eat the fruit that suits you
Everyone’s response to each food is different. Some expectant mothers are allergic to certain fruits, such as mango, pineapple, kiwi, etc., it is recommended not to eat; some expectant mothers eat more watermelon to diarrhea and eat less.
How much is suitable for eating?
Eating fruits during pregnancy is limited. It is recommended to measure it with fists. Eat twice a day. Each portion is the size of a fist, that is, eating about 400 grams of fruits a day.If there are many varieties that can be selected, you can use the method of fruit platter, such as: 2 grapes, 1 piece of small triangle watermelon, 2 pets oranges, and 2 apples.
For "Mother Sugar", fruits are not "forbidden fruits", but it is recommended to reduce the size of a fist daily.
High sugar fruit should be eaten as little as possible.Choose more fruits of low sugar and medium sugar, such as grapefruit, kiwi, strawberry, apple, pear, orange, etc.
There are also some fruits that are very "special". When eating, you need to pay attention: Dragon fruit is not sweet high sugar fruit, and watermelon is a low -sugar but easy to eat fruit.
When to eat?
Some fruits have a sour taste, mainly in which organic acids and tannins. Eat on an empty stomach can irritate the stomach. It is not advisable to eat before meals.Of course, most of the current fruits have been cultivated and improved, survival of the fittest, and the sour taste is less. It is not a big deal before meals.
There are also some fruits, such as mango, pineapple, kiwi, papaya, etc., contain proteases, eating more on an empty stomach may break down the protein in the mucosa of the digestive tract, damage the stomach, suitable for eating after meals, and help food digestion.
As for the saying that "eating in the morning is golden fruits, eating is rotten fruit at night", it is not scientific.As long as the expectant mother eats comfortably, eating fruits in the morning, evening, or afternoon is suitable.
Editor -in -chief Yang Linyu
Source Pudong Release