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Is it safe to have Jalapeno during pregnancy?

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Jalapeno peppers are spicy! Are they safe for moms-to-be?

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Absolutely! The powerful antioxidants present in jalapeno peppers help curb cell damage and prevent cancer during pregnancy. Capsaicin present in jalapeno peppers prevents headaches and migraines in pregnant women. Additionally, jalapeno peppers regulate blood pressure, prevent fluid retention, and promote heart health. So go ahead and include jalapeno peppers in your pregnancy diet.

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Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
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