vtuking

Apple during pregnancy

The famous adage, ‘an apple a day, keeps the doctor away’ was said for a reason! The power packed apple fruit in pregnancy or even when not pregnant, offers a range of health benefits, that makes it hard to ignore. Apples are not just a pregnant fruit, but also a fruit that is enriched with goodness of nutrients. Still not convinced why you should them when pregnant? Here is an article that will explain and make you understand why you sure need to take at least one apple every day. Watch out on your quantity though!

Nutritional Value of Apple:

A single 100 gram serving of apple contains a total of 52 calories with about 85.5g of water, 13 grams of carbs and 10 grams of sugar. It contains 2.5 grams of fibre along with vitamins like thiamin (0.017grams), riboflavin (0.026grams), niacin (0.090 grams) and other vitamins of A, E and K. It is rich in electrolytes like potassium that constitutes to 107mg and sodium roughly about 1mg.

It is rich in minerals like iron (0.12mg), calcium (6mg), magnesium of 5mg and zinc.

Apples are totally safe to eat during pregnancy. Since they are rich in antioxidants, phytonutrients and flavonoids, they are hard to not be included in your diet. Also, their dietary fibre makes it easy for your bowel movement. However, we do not recommend eating the seeds of the fruit as it contains cyanide. Cyanide is harmful for the body. We also advise you to wash the fruit thoroughly before c

There is a slight difference between the green apple and the red variety. Although both are equally good in terms of the benefits it offers, green apples are slightly sour, but crispy.

Green apples contain soluble fiber. This will help reduce the cholesterol level in the body. It can also help you manage your weight.

Regulating your blood sugar level is an added advantage of eating green apple.

There is no reason one better than the other. Green apple during pregnancy has also been a choice of a lot of pregnant women.

Benefits of Apple During Pregnancy:

Eating apples when you are pregnant will help in the following ways.

1. Enhances Immunity:

Apples have the potential to improve the immunity of the body against any diseases or infection. The high content of vitamin C in apple help build the body a strong resistance against fever, infections and other diseases.

2. Energizes The Body:

Apples can help give a surge of energy boost. It contains fructose, glucose and sucrose. All of these can provide the needed dose of energy on an otherwise tiring day.

3. Prevent Anemia:

  1. The other biggest reason why apple is a hit is because it can prevent anemia. Their natural content of iron gives the haemoglobin level a rise thus preventing anemia. Anaemia is a common thing to experience when pregnant.

    4. Source of Vitamin C:

    Apples are rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C is essential to enhance the immunity of the body. Pregnant mothers are usually at the risk of contracting infections and fever quickly. Apples can prevent that from happening when taken regularly.

    5. Helps in Digestion:

    Since apple is a fibre rich food, it can ease the digestion process. This means, you don’t have to worry about the bowel problems too.

    6. Prevents Cancer:

    The phytonutrients that are present in apples help prevent apples. When taken regularly, apples tend to reduce the risk of a lung or breast cancer.

vtuking

30 Comments

  1. Reply

    That’s good

  2. Reply

    Thanks for sharing.
    May God bless you for the update.

  3. Reply

    Cooy

  4. Reply

    Nice

  5. Reply

    Nice

  6. Profile photo ofItz Kvng Twitch

    Reply

    It very much needed

  7. Reply

    Good to know

  8. Reply

    Thanks for the information, Nice piece

  9. Reply

    Interesting post thanks a lot

  10. Reply

    Very helpful

  11. Reply

    Thanks for the information

  12. Reply

    This is great

  13. Reply

    Wow this is a very nice information. Thank you for sharing it.

  14. Reply

    Wow…I’ve always loved apple

  15. Reply

    Educative

  16. Reply

    Yes very healthy both in pregnancy and not pregnant

  17. Reply

    This is good

  18. Reply

    Wonderful information.

  19. Reply

    Not that advisable thi

  20. Reply

    Wonderful piece

  21. Reply

    This is nice

  22. Profile photo ofSIRMUSTY

    Reply

    nice fruit

  23. Reply

    Good write up

  24. Reply

    Nice one

  25. Reply

    good

  26. Reply

    Very helpful

  27. Reply

    Nice information

  28. Reply

    This is a nice insight

  29. Reply

    Nice
    Thanks for sharing this article

  30. Reply

    Interesting

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these <abbr title="HyperText Markup Language">HTML</abbr> tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>