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Balsam-pear - also known as...
Bitter gourd, Momordica charantia, Bitter melon, Bitter squash, Karela
Are there any benefits of eating balsam-pear during pregnancy?

Balsam-pear is a wonderful vegetable to be included in your pregnancy diet. It comes loaded with folate, helping avoid neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, in the developing fetus. Balsam-pear also helps avert the condition of gestational diabetes in moms-to-be. Furthermore, this vegetable is rich in dietary fibre and excellent in antioxidants. So yes, you should definitely go ahead with this one in your pregnancy.

Good Source of...
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Potassium
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin K
May contain harmful elements like...
  • Glycosides
  • Morodicine
  • Quinine
  • Resins
  • Saponic

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