Learn how to make a delicious, nutritious smoothie that you can have for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even as a snack.
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Melanie Raposo: Okay. So what's the next thing that we are going to be making? Lianne Phillipson-Webb: Breakfast, snacks, lunch, dinner, whatever you have to do because smoothie is fast and easy to make and you can add in as much as you want or you can keep it really simple. So I have got the ingredients that I have got here a very simple, very low allergenic, there is lots of ways to do it. So here I am using rice milk, for instance. I suggest doing some of the alternative milks because sometimes your baby may have a bit of problem with mom having milk, especially, if you are breast feeding. So while you are pregnant, then getting into some alternative milks, trying out some different milks, there is some fantastic almond milk on the market now as well which is would be another really good addition to this. So thinking outside of what you normally have to increase the nutrients and lower the potential allergenic response from your baby and also from you. Sometimes people are lactose intolerance so this is a great way of continuing, making the smoothie even though you are not going to use milk or perhaps yogurt which are two things that you can quite easily use. Melanie Raposo: Okay. Lianne Phillipson-Webb: So we have got here some different protein powders, we have got some fruits, some flax oil, your fish oils; oh, fantastic place to put your fish oils because when you are pregnant between your third trimester, the beginning of your third trimester and once your baby is three months old, that is the time when the most activity is happening in your baby's brain, the biggest development time of your baby's brain, retina and again because they are going to draw everything from your own brain, it's important to supplement upto quite a high level. So when you are looking at your fish oils, you want to be looking at the DHA portion of it. In this, you put DHA liquid that is 1,200 milligrams per teaspoon. You'll actually need double of that amount from in between your third trimester and when your baby is three months old, when you are breast feeding and then if you continue taking half of that which is 1,200 milligrams that will supply your baby with all of the DHA that they need to keep on developing, to keep on helping in nourishing that brain so that they are, obviously, everybody wants a nice, clever and bright baby and that will help a lot.
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