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Is it safe to have Celeriac during pregnancy?

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Why is celeriac unsafe for pregnant women?

Celeriac - also known as 

Celery Root, Turnip-rooted celery, Knob celery
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Why is celeriac unsafe for pregnant women

Preganant women should avoid celeriac as it stimulates the uterus and can lead to a miscarriage. There are also compounds in celeriac which may lead to skin sensitivity issues like photo toxicity during pregnancy.

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Celeriac, also known as celery root, is a root vegetable that belongs to the carrot family. Celeriac is mainly grown for the knobby root and is related to the common celery.

Celeriac originated in the Mediterranean Basin but it is now grown in most parts of the world. It is also grown in Puerto Rico, where the root is a traditional staple of the Puerto Rican kitchen.

Good source of
Copper, Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K,
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