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Is it safe to have Winged bean leaves during pregnancy?

Why is it not okay for pregnant women to consume too much winged bean leaves

Why is it not okay for pregnant women to consume too much winged bean leaves?

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Winged bean leaves - also known as 

Goa bean, Asparagus pea, Four-angled bean, Four-cornered bean, Manila bean, Mauritius bean, Winged pea,
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Limits during pregnancy
Avoid excessive consumption

Having winged bean leaves in large amounts can cause birth defects and liver toxicity caused due to high doses of Vitamin A. But when had in regular portion sizes, it is an excellent source of fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and minerals. During pregnancy, the fiber helps to relieve constipation in expecting mothers. Vitamin C reduces the risks of complications of a high risk pregnancy, known as pre-eclampsia. Vitamin A, in the right amounts, is essential for expecting mothers because it helps with postpartum tissue repair. It also helps maintain normal vision and fight against infections.

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