Eating healthy during pregnancy doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are 6 easy tips for better nutrition during pregnancy.

Choose Foods High in Fiber Eating a fiber-rich diet will help reduce symptoms of discomfort common in pregnancy. Plant foods are rich in fiber and offer additional nutrients important during pregnancy. Beans, lentils, nuts, seeds, whole grains, fruits and vegetables are all great foods with fiber. Eat Foods in a Rainbow of Colors Choosing foods […]

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How do I eat all of the greens in my food share?

Greens are especially important for growing kids and pregnant and postpartum women, but they are great for the whole family. Whether it’s spinach, Swiss chard, kale, collards, or beet greens, they are packed with nutrients and vitamins. When they are in season, your garden or refrigerator may be overloaded with them! Here’s how you can […]

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Food Share Tips

Safe storage Store your foods safely as soon as you can! The Fresh Rx newsletter or the Fresh Rx website’s Ingredient Index will help you decide if you should put the foods in your pantry, refrigerator, or freezer. Keep a food list to stay organized When you receive your share, it is a good idea to […]

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Cooking with Your Food Share

Add Seasonings One easy way to add flavor is to include herbs and spices. Common examples are pepper, garlic, chili powder, oregano, and salt. These can be added “to taste” which means you add it, try the dish, then add more if needed. Remember seasonings can be strong so only add a little at a […]

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What can I do about my nausea during pregnancy?

Why do so many pregnant women have nausea? Many women have nausea during pregnancy, most often during the first 12 weeks.  You may have even started to feel nauseous before you knew you were pregnant.  We don’t know exactly why nausea occurs in pregnancy, but it could be from hormones or other changes in your […]

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I’ve heard I should avoid certain foods while I’m pregnant. Is that true?

Pregnancy causes many changes in your body, including changes to your body’s defense system. Have you heard that you may be at higher risk of getting sick during pregnancy? Or that there are some foods you shouldn’t eat? During pregnancy your body reacts differently to germs in order to protect you and your baby, so […]

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