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Is it safe to have Broccoli during pregnancy?

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How does broccoli help pregnant women?

Broccoli - also known as 

Stalks, Rabe, Kai-lan, Romanesca, Broccoflower,
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Broccoli should be washed thoroughly.
How does broccoli help pregnant women

Broccoli is one of the healthiest choices you could make in your pregnancy. Broccoli comes loaded with fibre that relieves pregnant women of constipation, a common complaint during pregnancy.

Folate content in broccoli protects the baby from developing neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Vitamin C in broccoli is also excellent for boosting the immunity of the mother-to-be. Broccoli also checks gestational diabetes in women during pregnancy.

Also see…
7 tips to simplify your gestational diabetes diet

Good source of
Chromium, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K,
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