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Is it safe to have Mountain yam during pregnancy?

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Is mountain yam good for pregnant women?

Mountain yam - also known as 

Nagaimo, Chinese wild yam
Is mountain yam good for pregnant women

Yes, it is. Mountain yam offers a whole range of goodness, right from preventing anemia and premature births to keeping your bones strong. However, you may want to exercise caution while including it in your pregnancy diet as they contain oxalic acids leading to kidney stones.

Good source of
Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C,
May contain harmful elements like...
Oxalic Acid

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