Longans are known to be very nutritious. But, pregnant women are advised to avoid eating them during all three trimesters. This is because longans are hot and they tend to increase heat in the body. As pregnancy often induces hot flashes, consuming longans only adds fuel to this body heat. It may also lead to pain in the lower abdominal region and other complications during pregnancy. Hence, it is best to avoid having longans during pregnancy.
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