National Nutrition Month Tip #22

Dark leafy greens are wonderful sources of many important nutrients for a healthy pregnancy including vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and folate.  Some are also rich in calcium, iron, and magnesium.  Be sure to get a variety of different greens in your diet as their nutritional makeup differs and you want to make sure that you are getting a wide range of nutrients.  Some of the greens to choose from are spinach, kale, chard, collards, arugula, romaine, dandelion greens and broccoli.

 

There are many ways to incorporate greens into your diet, including salad, stir-fry and smoothies!

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