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Is it safe to have Amaranth leaves during pregnancy?

Should I include Amaranth leaves in my pregnancy diet

Should I include Amaranth leaves (cholai) in my pregnancy diet?

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Amaranth leaves - also known as 

Amaranth,
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Make sure you buy it fresh and wash thoroughly before eating

Packed with Omega-3 and folates, Amaranth leaves are a nutrient-rich addition to your soups, salads and sandwiches. You can also simply have them steamed, boiled or stir-fried.

Amaranth is rich in iron and can help prevent anemia in pregnant women.

Commonly known as cholai leaves, they are available in two varieties, red and green. Both the varieties are safe to eat for pregnant women. Make sure amaranth leaves are washed thoroughly before eating.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Iron, Omega-3, Protein
May contain harmful elements like...
Nitrates, Oxalate, Starch, Histamine
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