Useful properties of avocado during pregnancy
First let's learn about the beneficial properties of this fruit as a whole. It is nutritious, contains many vitamins (A, E, B, C, K) and monounsaturated fatty acids. These substances develop the vital systems and organs of the fetus. We are talking about brain cells, organs of vision, nervous system, placenta and fatty tissues. Besides, fruit provides the body with folic acid (vitamin B9), which is so necessary for future mothers to prevent congenital malformations of the fetus (for example, the hare's lip).
The saturation of the fruit with microelements is also worthy of attention. Calcium and potassium, phosphorus and iron, manganese and sodium, copper and magnesium are those substances that make it possible to accurately call avocados useful for expectant mothers. Their use of fruits will avoid anemia and cardiovascular problems if they are addicted. Pregnant, which is characterized by diseases of the digestive system, the use of avocados will only benefit. The fruit has a beneficial effect on the immune system, serves as a preventative against colds.
Scientists from different countries conducted tests to identify the negative effects of fetal pulp on pregnancy. No facts of this negativity were found.
Avocados against stretch marks
Avocados have another useful aspect for future mothers. Everyone knows that stretch marks are traditional satellites of pregnancy. Avoiding their appearance on the chest, abdomen, thighs is very difficult. And the substances in this exotic fruit have moisturizing and soothing, healing and nourishing properties. Therefore, masks from avocado can help in solving the problem of stretch marks. To do this, grind the fruit to a consistency of puree, add a little olive oil and apply to stretches. The optimal action time is 15 minutes. After that, the mask with avocado from the stretch marks is washed off with warm water.
How to use avocados during pregnancy
You should know that the beneficial properties are characteristic of the fruit only in raw form. You can prepare salads based on avocado with the addition of other fruits and cream, it is useful to make a paste of avocado and butter, and half of the fruit as a snack perfectly quenches the hunger and creates a feeling of saturation. It should be noted that the neutral taste of avocado makes it a useful ingredient of both sweet dishes and vegetable salads. At the same time, it is necessary to thoroughly wash fruits to prevent the possibility of using agricultural fertilizers. Do not forget about the possibility of an allergy to the product. Although such reactions occur in pregnant women is extremely rare, but it will not hurt to be reinsured. Therefore, if you are going to "get acquainted" with the fruit during the bearing of the child, then you need to do this. Wash the fruit and cut off a small piece of it. Eat it by thoroughly chewing. Wait an hour. If there are no problems, you can eat half of the fruit. Until now, there are no described cases of allergic reactions to avocados in the medical literature. The fruit in this regard is safer compared with citrus fruits.
In any case, when using new products, fruits in your menu, you should consult your doctor. There are doubts - ask the doctor and do not hesitate to ask him all the questions of interest.
So, the use of future mothers avocados will be useful for them, and for developing in the womb of children. For vitaminization of the daily diet, pregnant women can eat half an avocado every day.