43 Pregnancy Superfoods: Best Diet Foods For Pregnant Women 1 Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 2 Iron 3 Calcium 4 Vitamin A 5 Vitamin B12
We didn’t want list any top foods twice, but many of our folate rich favorites for pre-pregnancy and first trimester are also rich in iron, such as spinach and lentils. Just as with the last nutrient, we’re not listing the obvious foods like milk.
Our selection of superfoods for the first trimester (2nd and 3rd too, but most importantly at the start) is based on our following criteria: Palatability – How good it tastes to most people. Raw chrysanthemum leaves are a top 10 folate dense food, but no one eats them because they taste awful.