A burst of natural sweetness, this holiday staple is actually good for you and your pregnancy, if you remember to enjoy it as nature intended. Don’t let added sugars and fat negate the cranberry’s nutritional benefits.
Cranberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and daily fiber. They are also good sources of manganese and vitamin K, and are often listed as a healthy food for pregnancy because of the combination of fiber and vitamins. Naturally low in sodium, sugar and fat, it is the best kind of holiday goodness.
The cranberry cure
The nutrition-packed fruit is also useful in calming and/or curing common pregnancy ailments including urinary tract infections and heartburn.