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Is it safe to have Peppers during pregnancy?

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Is eating peppers helpful during pregnancy?

Peppers - also known as 

Capsicum, Pepper
Is eating peppers helpful during pregnancy

Yes. Peppers are helpful during pregnancy in more ways than one. Peppers can play a role in relieving you from digestive issues such as bloating, gas, and cramps. Peppers also help in keeping your skin blemish-free during pregnancy. A lot of women suffer from anxiety and depression during their pregnancy. Peppers can be quite effective in beating the pregnancy blues. They come loaded with folate, which prevents neural tube defects such as spina bifida in your developing baby. Potassium in peppers helps regulate your blood pressure during pregnancy.

Good source of
Folate, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K

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