Is it safe to have Broad beans during pregnancy?

Yes, with caution

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What precaution do I need to take with broad beans during my pregnancy?

Broad beans - also known as 

Broad bean, Vicia faba, Fava bean, Faba bean, Field bean, Bell bean, Tic bean,
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What precaution do I need to take with broad beans during my pregnancy

Broad beans come packed with proteins and are a rich source of folate and other essential vitamins. Across cultures, people eat broad beans without any issues. However, intake of broad beans during pregnancy has been linked to Favism in babies, and thus we recommend you talk to your doctor about it.

Good source of
Folate, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
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