Is it safe to have Carambola (Starfruit) during pregnancy?

Yes, that's ok

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Are there any benefits of having starfruit during pregnancy?

Carambola (Starfruit) - also known as 

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Are there any benefits of having starfruit during pregnancy

Starfruit is one of the most common cravings pregnant women have and it is completely fine to give in to these cravings! Having starfruit during pregnancy can be extremely beneficial. The fruit has high Vitamin C content that helps in boosting your immunity. It is also known to heal mouth infections. Starfruit is also rich in Vitamin A, a nutrient that helps in maintaining good vision. It is also important for embryonic growth, including the development of your baby’s heart, lungs, kidneys, eyes, and bones as well as the circulatory, respiratory, and central nervous systems.

Good source of
Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Selenium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Zinc
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