12 Latin fiber-rich foods that will keep your pregnancy weight-gain on track
As someone who's gone through a lot of weight loss up-and-down my entire life, the one thing I have always been most afraid of is that pregnancy weight gain. I know that it's a woman's body's job to gain weight, protect and feed the baby during these critical nine months but I've always wondered: How do you keep yourself from going overboard and gaining too much weight? Even better, how do you maintain a healthy pregnancy and gain the appropriate amount of weight that's good for you and your baby?
In her story at The Boston Globe, writer Lara Salahi answers that very question with the intriguing "an ally in battling pregnancy weight gain: fiber". She writes that fiber is the key to a woman having a healthy weight during her pregnancy--which is why we came up with this handy list of the 12 Latin fiber-rich foods that will help keep your pregnancy weight-gain on track. Indulge in these and you'll feel better about those numbers on the scale.
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