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Is it safe to have Artichokes during pregnancy?

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Is eating artichokes during pregnancy good for the baby?

Artichokes - also known as 

Artischocke, Alcachofa, Artichaut, Carciofo, alcachofra, Edible thistle, Cynara scolymus,
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High content of fructose in Artichokes can cause build-up of gas in the stomach during pregnancy
Is eating artichokes during pregnancy good for the baby

Yes. That’s why artichokes are the type of food that pregnant women should definitely consider including in their diet. They are low on calories, fat, sugar, and sodium, and high on fibre and folate. However, there are some common digestive problems associated with artichokes, such as mild diarrhea and nausea.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, Niacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin C,
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