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Is it safe to have Purslane during pregnancy?

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Is eating too much purslane during pregnancy a problem?

Purslane - also known as 

Portulaca oleracea, Verdolaga, Pigweed, Little hogweed, Red root, Pursley, Moss rose,
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Avoid eating too much purslane
Is eating too much purslane during pregnancy a problem

Purslane comes supercharged with antioxidant vitamins. It is packed with health boosting minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium. However, purslane is a menstruation-inducing food and promotes uterine contractions. Eating too much purslane can potentially cause miscarriage.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Sodium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
May contain harmful elements like...
Oxalate
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