Here's someone you probably know: a friend, or a friend of a friend, who has gone on some kind of "detox" plan – maybe a 3-day juice cleanse or a 7-day restricted diet, or even a 1-day detox.
Here's something you definitely know: You should drink water. And eat fiber.
Here's something it might be good to know: While the evidence behind the effectiveness of detox diets is spotty or non-existent, the benefits of good hydration, coupled with a high-fiber diet, are well-established.
While many juice cleanses or “detox” plans preach the value of juicing as a way of cleansing the body, those plans most often miss out on including two of the most important natural cleaners your body can get: water and fiber.
When you're eating for two, you're often twice as considerate of what you're putting in your body – and understandably so! So, when hunger hits, finding healthy pregnancy snacks that can tide you over anytime is super helpful.
Registered Dietitian Megan Wolf – who just so happened to be expecting at the time this video was filmed – sat down with us to give some quick tips on how to choose healthy pregnancy snacks, with a special focus on snacks you can take on the go. See for yourself, below.