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Is it safe to have Pigeon peas during pregnancy?

Can pregnant women benefit from eating pigeon peas

Can pregnant women benefit from eating pigeon peas?

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Pigeon peas - also known as 

Pigeon pea, Kardis, Nandolo, Gandule bean, Tropical green pea, Gandul, Guandu, Kadios, Congo pea, Gungo pea, Gunga pea, Fio-fio, Mgbụmgbụ, No-eye pea, Toor dal, Arhar dal
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Yes, pregnant women can greatly benefit from eating pigeonpeas. Pigeon peas are rich in folic acid, which is essential for fetal development and can help prevent neural tube birth defects, such as spina bifida, in newborns. Pigeon peas are rich in calcium, which helps in bone and teeth development of the unborn baby. They also contain fiber, which helps prevent constipation, a common problem faced by mothers-to-be.

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Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1,
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