It protects the thinnest membranes from getting over-dried. It also fights viruses and pathogenic bacteria, keeps your body young and healthy, makes your skin smooth and elastic. It’s hard to overestimate the usefulness of this vitamin for our eyes. Its deficiency leads to the eyesight weakening.
Eat regularly: cod – liver oil, egg yolks, sour cream, milk, cheese, green vegetables and yellow and red vegetables: onion, spinach, cabbage, carrots, pumpkins, etc.
It is important to know: you should add fats like butter, oil or sour – cream to all carotene – containing vegetables. After cottage – cheese with sour – cream drink a glass of carrot juice.
It calms your nerves down, raises your spirit. You will avoid anaemia with the help of it. This vitamin is also necessary for your baby’s brain and for his immune system development.
Eat regularly: meat, milk, cottage – cheese, cheese, oatmeal, eggs, sunflower seeds, nuts.
It is important to know: frozen, cooked and tinned products contain much less of vitamin B6 than fresh ones.
You and your baby need it very much. Folic acid helps to prevent any fetus’ development violation during the first 12 weeks after fertilization. It is good for the work of nervous and blood systems. It is also a base of the “hormone of happiness” production.
Eat regularly: spinach, beetroot, watermelons, apples, oranges, carrots, eggs, milk, and beef.
It is important to know: take folic acid during your first pregnancy months.
It stimulates protein synthesis, controls growth and development processes, and takes part in blood circulation and in the work of the nervous system. Keep it in mind, if you want to look well, as any lack of this vitamin leads to your skin ageing processes.
Eat regularly: meat, beef kidneys, cod liver, sea products, milk, and cheese.
It is important to know: we can find this useful vitamin only in the food of organic origin. So, if you keep to a vegetarian diet, you may have the deficiency of it.
It is necessary for you to take it in order to prevent diseases and make your organism stronger. Ascorbic acid is the worst enemy of all viruses and pathogenic microbes; it increases the resistibility of your organism towards any infection and stimulates metabolic processes as well. This vitamin raises your spirit up and now it is especially important for you! The lack of ascorbic acid leads to easy fatiguability and increases the risk of catching a cold, calls for irritability and sleepiness.
Eat regularly: lemons and oranges, cabbage, tomatoes, potatoes, sweetbrier.
It is important to know: you should eat products that contain ascorbic acid every day because vitamin C does not get accumulated in your organism. There is the ferment that destroys it in fresh cucumbers. That is why do not add cucumbers into the salad, prepared of cabbage.
It is worked out in our skin under the impact of the sun. The deficiency of it may cause caries and lack of calcium in our bones. This “sunny vitamin” is especially important for your baby’s skeleton and teeth formation. It makes the calcium and phosphorus adoption easier.
Eat regularly: egg yolks, sea fish, and butter.
It is important to know: too much of vitamin D causes the calcium accumulation in the blood that may provoke cork formation in your arteries.
It protects red blood corpuscles, that carry oxygen to the heart and other organs and systems. It also favours the conjunctive tissue and muscles development and it prevents any inflammatory process in the organism. Keep this vitamin in mind, as it foresees the miscarriage risk. The deficiency of it may lead to easy tiredness and having anaemia.
Eat regularly: oil, green vegetables, nuts, eggs.
It is important to know: high temperature, fresh air and light access destroy vitamin E. Keep your oil tightly closed in the bottle and in a dark place.
Now you need twice more of it than usual. Thanks to this element the level of haemoglobin, which carries oxygen to all body cells and tissues gets normal. Even a small deficiency of iron leads to fatiguability, immune system weakening, body temperature lowering, etc.
Eat regularly: meat, kidneys, liver, egg yolks, nuts, spinach, beans, rye – bread, beetroot, peas, figs, pumpkins, black currants, pistachios, garlic.
It is important to know: Ferrum gets better adopted from the products of organic origin. Thus, from vegetable food, you adopt only 10% of Ferrum, and from the animal food, you will have about 30% of it. All the products, rich in vitamin C quicken the Ferrum adoption process.
First of all, this element is responsible for the activity of our thyroid gland. The optimal amount of iodine is necessary for you and your baby’s immune system, brain work and hormonal balance support. This element is extremely important during the first six months of your pregnancy. It is responsible for the intellectual abilities development of your future child.
Eat regularly: sea fish, sea products, spinach, field mushrooms.
It is important to know: some substances, present in cabbage, beetroot hamper the iodine adoption. Now you should not forget to consume one teaspoon a day of iodine salt.
This microelement is the building material of your little one’s bone system. If you want your baby to have a healthy backbone and teeth, enrich your diet with plenty of calcium. It is also necessary for the nervous system functioning and for the normal work of your child’s heart. Enough of calcium protects your baby from all kinds of allergies.
Eat regularly: cheese, cottage – cheese, milk, fish, seeds, nuts.
It is important to know: the condition of a good calcium adoption in your organism is the presence of vitamin D in it.
It normalizes the nervous system condition and helps to cope with muscle and joint pains. It is also necessary for the protein synthesis and for energy production, for normal blood coagulation and for calcium adoption. During your pregnancy magnesium helps to prevent any fetus’ development decelerations, premature delivery and miscarriage.
Eat regularly: cereals, peanuts, dried apricots, almonds and parsley.
It is important to know: the redundant amount of fats makes dissolvable combinations with magnesium and prevents its adoption by your organism.
It is necessary for healthy and normal work of all body cells and for the correct metabolism. Zink deficiency lowers the resistibility of your organism, hampers digestion, and causes tiredness and lack of appetite. It can also lead to many complications, connected with your pregnancy: miscarriage, toxicosis, hard delivery, etc.
Eat regularly: milk, beans, fish, carrots, cereals.
It is important to know: zinc gets better adopted from organic products. Do not drink much coffee, as it lowers zinc adoption. You should not eat much sugar and frozen vegetables as well.