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Question: I'm 8 week pregnant. Can I eat dates?

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Answer: Dates are safe as well as healthy. “Consuming dates during late pregnancy affects labor and delivery positively without causing any risk to the mother and the child.” — Pubmed journal. Here are Nutritional benefits of dates:- Provide energy: During pregnancy, you need more energy than usual. Consuming a handful of dates every day will supply the required sugars without adding extra calories. Keep constipation away: They make the tummy full, reduce cholesterol levels, and help maintain a healthy weight. Proteins produce amino acids: source of EAA which help in forming new tissues and growth of the foetus. Helps in preventing birth defects: Dates are a good source of folate. Folate prevents birth defects of brain and spinal cord. Vitamin K boost to the baby: Babies Have low reservoir of Vitamin K. If the mother consumes dates, they meet the requirement of the vitamin when the baby breastfeeds.Vitamin K helps in clotting and bone development.
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    Ish Reddy891 days ago

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