You don't need animal protein to have a healthy pregnancy. But you do need to plan your meals carefully to make sure you and your baby get all the nutrients you need. It is important to replace meat and fish with nutritious alternatives like eggs, soy, legumes, nuts and seeds Tofu is an excellent choice… Continue reading Tofu recipe: A great alternative for meat/fish.
You probably know you need to eat protein, but what is it? When you eat food that contains protein, the digestive juices in your stomach and intestine go to work. They break down the protein in food into basic units, called amino acids. The amino acids can then be reused to make the proteins your… Continue reading How can I get enough protein when I’m pregnant and breastfeeding?