Tropical Fruit Smoothies 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