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Morning Sickness

The exact cause of morning sickness has not been pinned down, and every woman experiences it differently. For some, it can be a certain odor that triggers that gag reflex. For others, the moment they open their eyes in the morning they are reaching for the bucket. Regardless of the cause, there are foods that can quickly alleviate symptoms of morning sickness and let you get on with the rest of your day!

Nausea Relief

Vitamin B6 has been shown to relieve nausea. If you’re worried about a sticky situation while you’re out, bring plastic bags with you. Some empty (you know why) and some filled with these snacks:

Soy

Turkey

Tuna

Chili Peppers

Bananas

Tempeh

Red and Green Pepper

Hazel Nuts

Peanuts

Cashew Nuts

Wheat Bran

Bacon

Stay Hydrated

You may become dehydrated from vomiting (sorry if just the word has your stomach turning) so keep these Potassium filled foods around:

Apricots

Bran Wheat

Raisins

Bran

Figs

Currants

 Some foods are natural hydrants due to their high water content. Try these:

Cucumber

Watermelon

Cantaloupe

Tomato

Grapes

Veal

Tomato Puree

Soya Flour

Bran Wheat

Lettuce Celery

Seeds

Aches and Pains

Morning sickness can come with all sorts of aches and pains, like lower back, abdominal, and of course, headaches. Combat these unwanted companions with these foods:

Vitamin B has been shown to reduce joint inflammation. Try these foods:

Lean Meat

Fish

Tofu

Cottage Cheese

Sunflower Seeds

Eggs

Soybeans

Wheat Germ

Whole Grain Cereal

Lentils

Peanuts

Bananas

Tension Tamers

Calcium and Magnesium naturally alleviate muscle tension and relax blood vessels. Try these tasty tension-tamers:

Pumpkin Seeds

Spinach

Soy Beans

Salmon

Sesame Seeds

Navy Beans

Low-Fat cottage Cheese

Low-Fat Milk

Low-Fat Yogurt

Orange Juice

Soy Milk

Cereal

 

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