Persimmon during pregnancy is very useful because it fills the body in the future mother’s lack of vitamins. Doctors say that you can eat persimmon during pregnancy.
After all, one ripe fruit of persimmon is rich in vitamins and trace elements:
- vitamins A, B1, B2, E, C, PP.
Regular consumption of persimmon improves the health of a pregnant woman. The nutritional value of persimmon exceeds apples, figs and grapes.
Strengthens nails, hair, teeth and bones
In pregnant women, nails and hair deteriorate due to a deficiency of calcium and magnesium. Since the growing fetus takes up the supply of phosphorus and calcium in the mother’s body, her bones and teeth become fragile. The constant use of persimmon replenishes the supply of trace elements. Magnesium with calcium forms the bone skeleton of benck, ensuring healthy growth and development.
Helps to remove excess fluid from the body
Persimmon has a weak diuretic effect, removes stagnant fluid and toxins. And since the potassium is stored with the liquid, the persimmon makes up for the losses. The result – the puffiness disappears from which pregnant women suffer.
Normalizes the cardiovascular system, stomach and kidneys
Due to the high concentration of vitamins A, C and P in the persimmon pulp, it is possible to restore the elasticity of blood vessels, strengthen the heart muscle, improve the functioning of the kidneys and gastrointestinal tract, and calm the nervous system.
Interferes with development of anemia and iodine deficiency in a child
Baby grows and the degree of iron consumption increases. Persimmon is rich in iron and maintains the level of hemoglobin in the mother’s blood. This is the prevention of the development of anemia (anemia) in a child.
Iodine contributes to the normal course of pregnancy and prevents the development of pathology of the thyroid gland in mothers and babies.
Vitamin PP normalizes blood circulation, regulates cholesterol levels and is involved in the prevention of placental insufficiency during pregnancy.
Strengthens the immunity of the mother and child
Therapists advise to use persimmon pulp during pregnancy to strengthen the body. Persimmon increases overall immunity and body resistance to colds. This is important during the period of epidemic and extreme cold.
Vitamin A in the berry improves mother’s vision, which can worsen during pregnancy.
Increases skin elasticity
The skin of the chest and abdomen during pregnancy is stretched, leaving stretch marks. Vitamin A (carotene) avoids the problem.
Helps fight acne
When hormonal adjustment during pregnancy, the skin condition of the face may worsen. To get rid of plentiful acne rash will help mask of persimmon. Remedy for acne can be prepared at home.
Harm of persimmon during pregnancy
Properties of persimmon during pregnancy may be negative.
Persimmon is dangerous for pregnant women if you:
- use a poor product (unripe, rotten or treated with pesticides);
- suffer from allergies to persimmon (can cause an allergic reaction in the unborn child);
- have diabetes or obesity (persimmon contains a lot of glucose);
- eat persimmon excessively (more than 2 pieces per day). An uncontrolled love of persimmon can lead to frequent constipation and, at worst, to intestinal obstruction. Persimmon – high-calorie berries (fruit weighing 100 grams. Contains 60-70 kcal), so watch the amount of food eaten. Otherwise, you can gain excess weight;
- you take drugs containing iodine or vitamin A. Excessive substances in the pregnant woman’s body can cause pathologies of the fetus.
How long can you eat persimmon during pregnancy
In the early stages (in 1 trimester), no more than half of the fruit of persimmon per day should be eaten. Excessive intake of carotene with persimmon is fraught with the development of pathology of the structure of the face and the central nervous system of the newborn.
In the 3rd trimester, the expectant mother can eat 1-2 persimmon per day if she does not have the above pathologies.
To the negative effects of the use of persimmon during pregnancy bypassed your side, follow the recommendations:
- Buy persimmon from reliable and trusted suppliers.
- Acquire fruits grown in your native geographic area, so you will reduce the likelihood of acquiring processed persimmon with chemicals.
- When buying, evaluate the appearance of the berry: the stem should be dry and brown in color, the skin – thin, but without damage.
- If you mistakenly bought an unripe fruit, do not be discouraged: let it lie for 5-7 days at room temperature.
- If the persimmon that you purchased knits heavily, then remove it for a day in the fridge.