Proteins, carbohydrates, and fats are key nutrients to bring you energy during pregnancy

We recommend you to join our Pregnancy Nutrition class to learn more about the critical nutrients you and your baby need.

  • Proteins contribute to muscle growth and repair.
  • Proteins are found in meats, cheese, eggs, fishes, dairy, nuts and seeds, beans and peas
  • Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose, the main body’s fuel
  • Carbohydrates are found in sweet foods such as fruits, rice, pasta, whole grains
  • Fat is also important for the body to function well.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids play an important role in brain development of the baby
  • Other key nutrients include vitamins and minerals (folic acid, iron, Vitamin D, Vitamin B, Vitamin C)