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Benefits of pomegranate for pregnant women..protects against fetal abnormalities and treats anemia


Pomegranate has many health benefits that make it a good healthy option during pregnancy, and the ancient Egyptians used it as a medicine to raise fertility, since it is rich in vitamins and nutrients important for the health of the body.


According to a report published in the "Times of India" website, among the most prominent benefits of pomegranate during pregnancy:

 

1. Excellent source of fiber

 

Many experts say that half a cup of pomegranate contains five grams of fiber.


2. Good source of iron

 

It is necessary to make sure that there is an adequate amount of iron in the body during pregnancy, as low iron levels lead to the risk of developing anemia, which causes some serious problems for your baby’s health, such as premature birth or the birth of a baby with a low birth weight.


3. An important source of vitamin C

 

Pomegranate contains high amounts of vitamin C, which enhances the immunity of a pregnant woman and helps absorb iron from different foods in your body, making it easier for you to get the full benefit of iron, and contributes to the production of collagen, a structural protein to maintain your bones, your baby’s bones and his mental development.


4. A good source of Vitamin K

 

Pomegranate fruit also contains a high level of Vitamin K which plays a vital role in strengthening your bones as it will help in developing the strength of your baby’s bones, and treat blood clotting that can occur during pregnancy.


5. A good source of potassium

 

Potassium is one of the minerals that plays an important role in everything related to maintaining fluids in the body.


6. A good source of folic acid

 

Pomegranate fruit contains a high amount of folic acid which is one of the most important ingredients to consider during pregnancy as it promotes your growth and that of your baby.

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