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Is it safe to have Lamb's quarters during pregnancy?

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Why shouldn’t pregnant women eat lamb’s quarters?

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Lamb's quarters - also known as 

Chenopodium album, Melde, Goosefoot, Fat-hen
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Lamb’s quarters contain a significant amount of oxalic acid. Oxalic acid has the tendency to bind with calcium, reducing the availability of it for providing nutrition to your body. Moreover, the plant is an abortifacient, meaning one which can cause an abortion.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
May contain harmful elements like...
Oxalic Acid
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