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Is it safe to have Cassava during pregnancy?

Why should pregnant women not eat cassava

Cassava - also known as...

Manihot esculenta, Brazilian arrowroot, Manioc, Tapioca

Why should pregnant women not eat cassava?

Pregnant women should avoid cassava because it causes deformities in the developing foetus and increases the occurrence of various kinds of brain malformations in the growing baby. Cassava can also trigger menstruation during pregnancy and lead to abortion.

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