“Nisha, can I eat raisins as I’m pregnant now.” Ankita was checking with her gynecologist. “Yes you can, why not.” She got a reply from Nisha. Still after confirmation she also did a lot of research and found out a few things about eating raisins during pregnancy. Let see what all things she discovered.
Benefits of Eating Raisins during Pregnancy
- Teeth are saved :
Pregnancy brings lot of hormonal changes on your body; swollen gums can be a part of it. At such times raisins can save you. Raisins are a rich source of calcium and oleanolic acid, which can protect you from tooth decay and cavities.
- Prevents anemia :
Pregnancy may bring anemia in your body due to lack of iron. Raisins are good source of Iron, which can help your body to protect from anemia.
- Heals constipation :
One of the pregnancy effects is constipation. Due high amount of fibre available in raisins, you can get yourself saved from this. Raisins absorb the water from your body and it promotes laxative tendency. So makes your bowl moment smoother.
- Prevents cancer :
All women’s body faces lot of changes during pregnancy. And this may lead to very serious health like cancer. Raisins contain antioxidants which can fight against free radicals present in our body. And this is a major reason of tumour.
- Strong bones :
Raisins doesn’t just help pregnant lady but also helps her baby’s bones make strong because it is high in calcium and iron. So good to consume the same.
Pregnant ladies should always take good care of them as this not only helps them but also works better on the baby’s health. So keep a healthy diet and enjoy the dry fruits like raisins but of course in moderation.