Tropical Fruit Smoothies for Pregnancy
Tropical Fruit Smoothie for Pregnancy

Tropical Fruit Smoothies for Pregnancy

Get the scoop on how to make yummy tropical fruit smoothies for pregnancy and provide your growing baby with important nutrients with this recipe.

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