Persimmon in Pregnancy

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Last reviewed: 25.06.2018

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Persimmon during pregnancy is considered one of the most beneficial berries. Even in ancient Japan persimmon was called "food of the Gods", and not for nothing, because it has many useful substances that are so necessary for the mother and her child. So let's consider what useful properties it has, whether it is useful in pregnancy, and also, consider this sort of persimmon as a king.


Persimmon of the queens during pregnancy

Persimmon is known for a long time, it appeared for the first time in China. From the usual persimmon, the king is distinguished by its dark color, due to the fact that pectin substances are present in its composition. Also a bitter aftertaste due to tannin, but only in unripe fruit.

Persimmon is very useful in pregnancy, it has many useful substances in its composition, most of its composition is the same as in simple persimmon, except for more pectin substances and tannin. Also, some useful properties are more pronounced in this variety than in a simple persimmon. First and foremost, persimmon is useful in diseases of the cardiovascular system, musculoskeletal, with various eye diseases. It is more effective in eliminating edema. Since, the king is rich in magnesium, it prevents the formation of calculi in the kidneys.

Pectin substances contribute to reducing the amount of cholesterol in the blood, have a positive effect in diseases with a metabolic disorder, a good remedy for constipation.

Tannin contributes to the removal of toxins from the body, which in turn improves the work of the gastrointestinal tract, and due to the anti-inflammatory effect, reduces the phenomenon of dyspepsia.

The most interesting property is considered to be that this variety retains useful properties even in dried form.

Unambiguously, this variety can be consumed during pregnancy.

On the question of whether persimmon is useful during pregnancy and its beneficial properties, we answered, but do not forget that persimmon is contraindicated in women with obesity, diabetes and pregnant with constipation.

According to doctors, healthy pregnant women, it is desirable to start using persimmon from a minimum to check how the body reacts to the melon fruit.

Eat on your health, just do not get carried away, because any fruit in large quantities can not only benefit, but also harm.

Is persimmon useful in pregnancy?

It's no secret that the health of the baby's future primarily depends on the nutrition of the pregnant woman. And in her diet, she must add fresh vegetables and fruits, which are so rich in microelements and macronutrients, which are so necessary for the developing organism. Of course, it is undesirable to overdo it, because this can lead to the development of an allergy in a future child. But, what to do when it's winter outside? Fortunately, then comes the persimmon season. So let's see, is persimmon useful in pregnancy?

Unequivocally, persimmon is useful, because its composition includes many useful substances such as: calcium, potassium, malic and citric acid, retinol (vitamin A), nicotinic acid (vitamin PP), vitamin C, iron, copper and manganese, fiber, carotene (provitamin A), iodine. Also, the ripe persimmon has in its composition a lot of glucose and fructose, which give it a sweet taste. Therefore, it is desirable for women with excess weight and diabetes to refuse persimmon.

Of course, a persimmon is useful in pregnancy, of course, if there are no complications during it (obesity, diabetes, allergies, etc.). Even without them, a pregnant woman is undesirable to overeat them, enough two persimmon berries a day for a normal course of pregnancy.

Useful properties of persimmons in pregnancy

And now, let's take a closer look at the useful properties of a persimmon:

  1. Persimmon helps strengthen the myocardium;
  2. Strengthens the immune system, which in turn increases the body's resistance to disease;
  3. Promotes the excretion of water from the body, resulting in decreased edema on the legs of a pregnant woman;
  4. Positively affects the skin of a woman;
  5. Improves eyesight;
  6. Calms the central nervous system, which contributes to the fact that the body struggles with neuroses, insomnia;
  7. Controls the content of cholesterol in the blood;
  8. Promotes the expansion of blood vessels, which improves blood circulation, which is a good prevention of placental insufficiency syndrome in a pregnant woman;
  9. Renews the loss of potassium;
  10. Helps reduce the risk of anemia and iodine deficiency;
  11. Has anti-inflammatory effect on the mucosa of the digestive tract;
  12. Has a "fixing" effect on the intestines (women suffering from constipation, it is desirable to give up fruit);
  13. Positively affects the tone of the uterus by reducing it, which favorably affects the growth and development of the child;
  14. Promotes improvement of metabolism. Having considered the useful properties of persimmons, we can once again make sure that the persimmon during pregnancy is very useful and has a beneficial effect on the woman, and on the development of the child.

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