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Nutrition and Fitness

Yogurt Parfait


Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need to consume extra calories and eat a variety of nutritious foods to contribute to their baby's growth and development.

Prep time: 5 minutes


  • 1 c. low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 c. bran cereal
  • 3/4 c. sliced peaches


  1. In a large glass, layer half of the yogurt, half of the bran cereal, and half of the fruit. Repeat the layers.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 parfait

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

387 calories
17 g protein
4 g fat
2 g sat. fat
76 g carbohydrate
5 g fiber
12 mg cholesterol
398 mg sodium
432 mg calcium
11 mg iron
93 mcg folic acid

Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding women:

This recipe is a quick and easy snack for the busy mom. The bran cereal contains fiber, which can help with constipation, a common problem during pregnancy. The yogurt contains calcium and protein, which are important nutrients for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Variations and suggestions:

Experiment with different flavors of yogurt and different types of fruit.

Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD


Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses and treatment, consult your doctor.

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