A Simple 5-Step Postpartum Diet Plan For Busy Moms  [Doctor Approved]

What Is The Best Diet For Postpartum?

The best type of diet in the postpartum period is one that is varied and has adequate amounts of all 3 macronutrients.

– Carbohydrate – Protein – Fat

5 Simple Rules

So now let’s go over the postpartum nutrition diet plan. There are only 5 rules you have to follow.

1. You must eat at least two servings of whole grains per day

Carbohydrates are the macronutrient for energy. This is the food group that will keep you going, throughout the day. The key is that they must be whole grains.

2. You must consume at least two servings of lean protein per day

Protein is the most important macronutrient of the three. It keeps you full and helps maintain lean muscke.

The best protein sources include: 

– Lean chicken breast – Turkey – Wild-caught salmon – Greek yogurt – Tofu – Edamame – Legume

3. You must consume at least two servings of healthy fats per day

Fat is a necessary nutrient that is vital for hormone production, hormone absorption, and cell membrane support. 

Here are the best sources of healthy fat: 

– Nuts (almonds, cashews, pistachios) – Seed – Avocado – Fatty fish – Chia seed

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