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Is it safe to have Banana during pregnancy?

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What are the nutritional benefits of having bananas during pregnancy?

Banana - also known as 

Ladyfinger banana, Cavendish banana, pink banana, scarlet banana, snow banana, false banana
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Bananas are known to be one of the most nutritious fruits in the world. They are packed with nutrients like potassium, folate, magnesium, vitamins B and C, and riboflavin. Vitamin B6 helps regulate sodium levels and controls nausea and vomiting. Potassium protects pregnant women from cardiovascular diseases or any other pregnancy-related complications. Hence, bananas are really beneficial for women during pregnancy.

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Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc,
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