Tropical Fruit Smoothies for Pregnancy

MAKES 6 SERVINGS
PREP TIME: 5 minutes
COOK TIME: 0 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 5 minutes

Key Prenatal Benefits

High in...

  • Biotin, which aids in metabolism and helps the body's cells produce energy
  • Calcium, which helps with the development and hardening of your baby's bones
  • Copper, which supports the development of your baby's heart, skeletal system, brain, and nervous system
  • Iodine, which plays a key role in growth and development, including brain development
  • Manganese, which plays a role in metabolism and blood clotting and aids in your baby's development of organs, bones, connective tissue, and hearing
  • Pantothenic acid, which supports your immune system
  • Phosphorus, which is a component of all cell membranes, as well as DNA and RNA, and aids in the development of strong teeth and bones
  • Protein, which promotes the development of muscles and organs
  • Riboflavin, which is necessary for tissue function, respiration, and metabolism
  • Vitamin A, which supports your baby's immune system and aids in cell growth and development
  • Vitamin B12, which plays a vital role in blood cell formation and a healthy nervous system
  • Vitamin C, which supports the immune system, aids in your postnatal recovery, and promotes your baby's healthy cell development
  • Zinc, which is an essential component of more than 100 enzymes, is important for your baby's growth and development, and helps lower the risk of premature delivery and pregnancy-induced hypertension

Good source of...

  • Choline, which supports your baby's brain development
  • Magnesium, which serves as an important component of more than 300 enzymes in the body
  • Potassium, which is essential to your baby's nervous system development and aids in the formation of strong teeth and bones
  • Selenium, which contributes to a healthy immune system and proper thyroid function
  • Thiamin, which aids in metabolism and allows for normal function of the nervous system and muscles
  • Vitamin B6, which may ease morning sickness and assists in the development of your baby's brain and nervous system
Ingredients  
¾ cup fat-free plain yogurt
¾ cup frozen loose-pack tropical fruit blend
½ cup 2% milk
2 teaspoons sugar
 

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the yogurt, fruit, milk, and sugar. Blend until smooth, about 20 seconds.
NUTRITION (Per Serving)  
CALORIES 282.3 cal
FAT 3 g
SATURATED FAT 1.8 g
SODIUM 202.5 mg
CARBOHYDRATES 50.4 g
TOTAL SUGARS 47.2 g
DIETARY FIBER 2.1 g
PROTEIN 15.2 g
BIOTIN 8.7 mcg
CALCIUM 529.5 mg
CHLORIDE ----
CHOLESTEROL 13.4 mg
CHOLINE 55.7 mg
CHROMIUM 0 mcg
COPPER 0.2 mg
FOLATE 56.8 mcg
IODINE 97.7 mcg
IRON 0.8 mg
MAGNESIUM 64.4 mg
MANGANESE 0.8 mg
NIACIN 0.9 mg
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS 0.1 g
OMEGA-6 FATTY ACIDS 0.1 g
PANTOTHENIC ACID 1.8 g
PHOSPHORUS 412.7 mg
POTASSIUM 823.6 mg
RIBOFLAVIN 0.7 mg
SELENIUM 10.3 mcg
THIAMIN 0.2 mg
VITAMIN A 675.2 IU
VITAMIN B6 0.2 mg
VITAMIN B12 1.8 mcg
VITAMIN C 40.7 mg
VITAMIN D 59.8 IU
VITAMIN E 0.4 mg
VITAMIN K 3.2 mcg
ZINC 2.5 mg