The obsession with Meghan Markle has reached its peak – especially as the palace announced the happy news: she gave birth to a baby on May 6, 2019. Husband Prince Harry described the whole experience as “amazing”, according to a journalist. An article published on the same day in New York times. When she and Harry announced their pregnancy for the first time, it was reported in the newspaper Article published on October 15, 2018 in PeopleThere has been talk of how the Queen will need to change her diet, even though Markle is known for her healthy ways. However, since she’s had the baby, she may go back to her old habits – with small tweaks here and there if she chooses to breastfeed.
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Here, we take a look at how the Duchess of Sussex’s habits may change now that she’s given birth:
1. Markle may need to diversify her diet
Previous suit The famous actress talked about eating a vegan diet — at least during the week, and slimming down on the weekends. But the Article published on October 15, 2018, at RadarOnline.com She reported shortly after Markle’s pregnancy was announced that the King was seen eating a burger “on the advice of the royal doctors”.
Continuing to eat animal products in the postpartum period may be a boon to her health, especially if she is breastfeeding. “Breastfeeding is a process that depends on energy and nutrients, so the more variety in your diet, the easier it will be to meet the nutritional needs of both mother and baby,” Lily Nichols, RDN, CDEauthor real pregnancy food, which is based in Clam County, Washington. For vegetarians, who don’t eat meat, it can be difficult to get essential nutrients in their diet, such as vitamin B12, choline, DHA, iron, and zinc. For vegetarians, who avoid all animal products — including dairy, seafood, and eggs — it may be impossible to get some of these nutrients, she says.
If Markle returns to being a vegetarian, Nichols says she’ll need a supplement to get enough DHA, choline and vitamin B12. “These three nutrients are especially important for a child’s continued brain development,” she says. Of course, this does not entail eating a large steak, for example. Markle can opt for nutrient-dense options, such as eggs (with the yolk), shellfish (especially oysters), and bone broth, Nichols says.
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2. The Duchess will likely return to her beloved red wine – in moderation
Markle previously ran a great lifestyle website called The Tig, named for her love of Tignanello, an Italian red wine. Article published on November 27, 2017 in People. (The site has since been discontinuedbut he archived.)
It’s possible that Markle missed Tignanello while pregnant. The The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes There is no safe amount of alcohol to drink during pregnancy due to the risk of fetal alcohol syndrome. If she is breastfeeding, “The conservative advice is to avoid alcohol completely, but I think a few drinks a week can be fine, although you need to be careful,” Nicole Avena, Ph.D.assistant professor at Mount Sinai in New York City and author of What do you eat when you are pregnant. For any breastfeeding mom, while you should definitely check with your doctor about your individual health needs, Avena suggests getting one right after a feeding, the idea being that baby won’t eat for another four hours, giving your body plenty. It’s time to metabolize alcohol.
3. Royalty will say hello again to their invigorating green juice
One of the healthiest things you can do seems to be sipping on one of Markle’s cravings for one of the fresh green smoothies! But unpasteurized (fresh) juices are not recommended during pregnancy due to the risk of disease.
It’s clear Markle to start drinking green juice again, but Avena recommends sipping juice instead. “When you juice, you extract the sugar from the fruits and vegetables, and you get rid of the fiber, pulp, and other nutrients,” she says. On the other hand, juice contains fiber and micronutrients, and the sugar you get from any added fruit will not be as much as with juice. Also, it’s a great way [for new moms] To get veggies if they can’t find time to cook when they are busy with a newborn,” Avena says.
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4. Likewise, Markle can drink kombucha again now that she is no longer pregnant
Like many celebrities, Markle has talked about reaching for kombucha, a fermented tea rich in probiotics, for an energy boost. If you read the exact letters on the bottles, you will see the warning that pregnant women are advised to consult their doctors before taking it. But because she has given birth to her child, the Duchess can go back to drinking kombucha. “Kombucha is safe to consume after childbirth,” says Sarah Krieger, MPH, a registered dietitian and nutritionist in Saint Petersburg, Florida, who specializes in family nutrition.
However, Krieger recommends kefir drinks as a better probiotic option for mothers who decide to breastfeed. It also contains calcium and protein, which is important for breastfeeding. Kombucha doesn’t contain either,” she says.
5. The Duchess can (and should!) fill up on fish, no matter if she’s breastfeeding
Markle, a fan of sashimi, may or may not give up her beloved raw bites while pregnant, depending on who you ask. Krieger advises pregnant women to avoid any raw or undercooked proteins. “The mother is more prone to food poisoning, which can harm the baby,” she says.
After the baby is born, whether she’s breastfeeding or not, sushi is safe to eat, Krieger says. She only recommends that any mothers wash their hands after eating and before feeding. “There may still be bacteria on the raw sashimi,” she says. Regardless, Markle has to continue eating two servings of fish per week; Fatty fish like salmon and sardines contain omega-3s, which “pass slightly into breast milk,” Krieger says.
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6. Markle can make mac and cheese even better in a newborn’s mess
Markle may be all about healthy foods, but she also craves comfort foods. Specifically: packaged pasta and cheese. But she, of course, is trying to make it the best she can be. She once said, “Now I buy Annie – the organic meal – if I crave it, but throw some frozen peas in it and have this sticky, simple, kid-like meal.” Interview published in November 2017 in the EyeSwoon Blog.
Markle may not be pregnant anymore, but it’s no secret that newborns do a lot of work (although she’ll definitely get ample support), so switching to comfort foods like packaged macaroni and cheese may happen — and that’s okay. “[Markle] You should expect to feel very hungry in the first weeks (or even months) after giving birth, especially if she is breastfeeding. “Some moms feel like they’re eating double or triple what they ate during pregnancy at this point, which is normal,” Nichols says.
Nichols suggests that Markle could make this meal healthier by using an alternative pasta made with lentils (to cut back on refined carbs, compared to white pasta) and making cheese sauce from scratch. Markle can also avoid cravings for a big, protein-rich breakfast and keep healthy snacks on hand. “It is helpful to incorporate as many nutrient-rich foods into the diet as possible during this phase to support healing,” she says.
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7. She’ll probably keep thinking about her post-pregnancy health holistically – that’s smart
There’s no doubt Markle has access to a team that will watch over her health. “A baby needs a healthy, happy mother, and good nutrition is the best way to ensure that,” Avena says. Regardless of whether she’s breastfeeding, Markle (and this goes for all new moms) should do her best to eat nutritious foods, stay active with exercise, and get enough sleep (Markle likely relies on staff to take care of the housework) And be social with friends.
Another reason Markle could be so confident about getting back to her old healthy ways? It will pay off in the long run. “Your baby is watching you. Trying different fruits and vegetables and enjoying your food teaches them about meal time, so when six months are here and they start eating, they will have a great role model to follow,” Avena says.
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