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Is it safe to have Crab during pregnancy?

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Are there any benefits of having crab during pregnancy?

Crab - also known as 

Blue crab, Dungeness crab, king crabs,
Checks before eating
Make sure it is properly cooked.
Limits during pregnancy
8-12 ounces a week
Are there any benefits of having crab during pregnancy

Apart from being one of tastiest fish, crab has innumerable health benefits as well. Crabs are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein and vitamins A and D. Therefore, eating crabs during pregnancy promotes your baby’s overall development. It also boosts your immunity as it has amino acids and antioxidants. Calcium in crabs aids in the bone development of your child and folate lowers the risk of serious spinal cord birth defects like spina bifida.

Good source of
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Omega-3, Potassium, Protein, Sodium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C,

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