It’s common knowledge that a pregnant woman should avoid alcohol and smoking to ensure that the unborn fetus is healthy and develops properly. But now, experts are including rice and soda into the mix. So, if you’re planning on getting pregnant soon, you’re probably want to know why soda and rice are foods to avoid.
If you avoid dairy in your diet, you probably replace cow’s milk with plant-based alternatives, like soy, almond, coconut, and rice milk just to name a few. And even if they’re tasty, they’re not all equally nutritious. In fact, a recent study says soy milk trumps all other plant-based milks in terms of essential nutrients.