During the early stages of pregnancy, you may receive a chunk load of information from friends and family regarding prenatal care and more. Most of it is unwanted though.
Of course, if it’s your first time around you’re not exactly sure about which ones to take seriously. Many times, you will found fall prey to ill-informed totkas and tips which can cause unnecessary paranoia and panic.
Well, lucky for you, you’ve now come to the right place for authentic pregnancy-related information.
Also, let’s not shame and dismiss pineapples that fast.
Pineapples are tropical fruits, packed with nutrients such as enzymes, vitamins and antioxidants. These improve your immunity and improve your health and that of your unborn child’s. However, rumor has it, consumption of pineapples can cause miscarriages and induce premature labor. But here’s the thing: there is no scientific evidence to back up this claim. Many individuals will tell you not to consume pineapples during the early stages of your pregnancy as it can cause complications but this is nothing more than a myth!
Overeating pineapples, nonetheless, can have adverse effects on your pregnancy.But if consumed in regulated proportions, they are actually a great nutritional source. Listed below are a few of the many health benefits of consuming pineapples:
- One cup of pineapples is enough to help you achieve the required daily intake for vitamin C during your pregnancy.
- Pineapples are also a great source of folate, iron, magnesium, manganese and copper. All these nutrients are essential for the development of your unborn child.
- Pineapples contain dietary fibers which help keep your digestive tract on track naturally. It also prevents constipation and irregular bowel movements.
- Pineapples can also keep your skin looking healthy and beautiful so you have the natural pregnancy glow
- Pineapples regulate high blood pressure
- They can also reduce the inflammation of joints and muscles and keep the body aches at bay!
Eating pineapples may not help you lose or meet your baby any sooner, but if consumed in large amounts may cause a heartburn or reflux as pineapples are acidic in nature. This is likely to cause sensitivity in your stomach, which is not a pleasant feeling at all! Prevent this by consuming this delicious goodness in regulated proportions only.
If you don’t generally consume pineapples then we hope we were able to change your mind. Make sure you aren’t allergic to pineapples before all else though!
Symptoms of an allergic reaction to pineapples are:
- Itching or inflammation in your mouth
- Congestion or stuffiness in your nose
- Skin irritation
These symptoms can surface minutes after consumption.
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