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Is it safe to have Persimmons during pregnancy?

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What are the nutritional benefits of having Persimmons while I am pregnant?

Persimmons - also known as 

Oriental or Japanese persimmon, Nature’s candy, fruit of the Gods, Asian persimmon, Spanish persimon, black persimmon, American persimmon,
What are the nutritional benefits of having Persimmons while I am pregnant

Persimmons, also popularly known as nature’s candy, are highly nutritious fruits. A study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information revealed that having persimmons regularly can combat potential physiological threats like cardiovascular illnesses and cancer. Most sources have concluded that persimmons are a healthy addition to your pregnancy diet.
They promote the growth and development of your unborn baby. Minerals like calcium and phosphorus in persimmons help in the development of your unborn baby’s bones. The iron content in this fruit reduces the risk of anemia. It is also known to be an excellent source of antioxidants that help in detoxifying your body during pregnancy.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Selenium, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc

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