If you are pregnant, the Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothies are a great way option for a healthy snack.
Packed with the nutrients and vitamins that you and your baby need, they also taste fantastic. You can make them to your own tastes by adding your preferred fruit, nuts or veggies.
Read on for reviews of the Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothies from some of the experts, as well as real Mums.
Nutritionist Cheree Sheldon
“As pregnancy is one of my special passions, I was eager to see the new Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie. After studying the ingredients, I would not hesitate to recommend it to my clients. In fact, I would probably prescribe it!
It has such a nice formula, with about 100 calories per serve (not including ingredients you combine it with), it is a perfect size for a snack.
Protein content is important in a Pregnancy Smoothie, as from pre-conception, through to after baby arrives, it is required in higher amounts, and this provides a really good amount of protein, with 30% of your daily intake per serve.
Normally, I don’t encourage people to have a pre-made smoothie as they are sugar laden, or full of fillers and chemicals, but The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie has no artificial colours or preservatives and is not GMO. As it is sweetened with thaumatin, a natural sweetener from fruit, it is not artificially sweetened and has no sugar, or fructose, so will not have a negative impact on your blood sugars.
Actually, the majority of your vitamins and minerals are in such concentrated amounts here, that by consuming this Smoothie, (in addition to your prenatal vitamin) you should have absolutely no problem meeting your needs.
Adequate intake of vitamins and minerals is super important when trying to conceive and whilst pregnant, because if you aren’t meeting your needs, then you will begin to feel drained, as your baby is stealing what you have for their needs. If you are deficient, then most likely, baby will be born deficient.
That’s why it’s essential we are not lacking in these really important vitamins and minerals. The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is such a convenient way for you to help achieve those goals.
With the inclusion of a prebiotic and probiotic, the Smoothie will be beneficial for gut health and boost immunity in bub. And at 4.3g of fibre per serve, your bowel health will benefit as well.
As a part of a healthy pregnancy eating plan, the Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is a great inclusion for a pre-natal, and pregnancy snack.”
Cheree Sheldon, Nutritionist, Ad Dip Nut Med
Mum Laura Flanagan
“Last year, I lost 34 kilos using The Healthy Mummy plans and programs. After 10 cycles of trying I became pregnant with baby number 2 and I’m now 17 weeks pregnant.
Early on in this pregnancy I developed hyperemisis gravidarum (severe morning sickness) and at 17 weeks I still battle it. This illness has left me debilitated with hospital visits and medication to try and help me through. It has been a challenging time to say the least.
Quite often the only thing I wouldn’t throw up was KFC, lemonade or chocolate pods, but this kind of food went against everything I believed in.
When I received my Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie tub I didn’t expect a smoothie to be so yummy. Even better – a smoothie that not only did I not throw up but has actually helped that terrible queasy feeling of morning sickness.
I’ll shout it from the rooftops, this stuff is my saving grace and will be the reason the second half of my pregnancy will be a healthier one with a lot less junk food.”
Midwife Ali Pickles
“As a midwife I feel it is important for pregnant mums to have a diet of fresh fruit, vegetables, protein and dairy.
The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is an easy, convenient way for mums to take in the essential vitamins required to assist pregnancy.
The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie contains Folate, Vitamin B12, Calcium, Vitamin D, Iodine, Vitamin C, Protein, Probiotics, Fibre and many more nutrients important in pregnancy.
These are all vitamins and minerals that pregnant women require but can struggle to consume. Having a Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is an easy way to give you energy and help you glow.
The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is not a meal replacement but an ideal snack to compliment pregnancy supplements. Having easy accessible snacks on hand when you are pregnant can assist acid build up or reflux, a common complaint in pregnancy.
It assists by helping your digestive system to process smaller meals rather than larger meals, which are harder to digest.”
Ali Pickles, Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife & Maternal Child Health Nurse