5 Superfoods for Breastfeeding Moms

5 Superfoods for Breastfeeding Moms that should be included in the diet


  • Important to take care of Health after Pregnancy
  • Superfoods for Breastfeeding Moms

A lot of breastfeeding moms feel hungry almost all the time because their bodies keep on burning calories at regular intervals to make milk. In that case, it is important for every breastfeeding mom to feed their body with nutrient-dense food.  Rujuta Diweka, a famous nutritionist recently shared a post on her Instagram on 9 Superfood for breastfeeding moms. We have listed out the 5 most important  Superfoods that you should definitely include in your diet.

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Let us take a look at the 5 Super Foods that every Breastfeeding Mom should include in her diet.

1. Edible Gum (Goond)

It strengthens the bone and boosts milk production. It also boosts energy levels. Include in your diet. You can go for ‘Goond Ke Laddoo’.

2. Ajwain (Carom Seeds)

Ajwain keeps the digestion healthy and it also boosts the milk production in a breastfeeding woman.

3. Mamra Badam (Almonds)

They are packed with proteins. Almonds are a great source of calcium. Did you know a breastfeeding mother needs 1250 mg of calcium every day?

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4. Til ( Sesame Seeds)

We use them for medical purposes for ages. Apart from protection you from diabetes, heart diseases, it is a great source of energy for breastfeeding women

5. Bajra ( Pearl Millet)

It is rich in protein, fibre, iron and magnesium. Due to its rich composition of minerals, it has many health benefits. According to a study, regular intake of Bajra protects women from developing breast cancer.


These Superfoods will replenish your body and will boost your energy level. Rujuta has mentioned 9 Superfoods. You can add them to your diet according to preferences and taste. Nariyal or coconut is also a great choice as a Superfood. Coconut has calcium, Phosphorous and lauric acid. It helps you to stay hydrated.

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