Benefits and harms of beets during pregnancy
Scientists have long proven that beet is a universal vegetable with a lot of useful properties. In addition, these properties are not destroyed when the product is heat treated. Therefore, the benefits of boiled beet in the diet of the future mother does not cause doubts.
This vegetable contains glucose and fructose, pectins and carotenoids, vitamins C and B2, B5 and B9, E and PP, citric, malic and oxalic acids, fiber, amino acids. In addition, it includes potassium and iron, magnesium and manganese, iodine and copper, zinc and phosphorus, sulfur and chlorine. As you can see, the content of beets is a whole kingdom of healthy, nutritious for the body of the pregnant and fetal substances.
Caloric content of beet is 40 kilocalories per 100 grams, in which carbohydrates contain 8, 8 grams, and proteins 1, 5 grams. Low calorie beet allows you not to worry about excess weight when using it.
The product during pregnancy will be useful for women suffering from constipation, Because it is rich in fiber and strengthens the intestinal peristalsis. Beet is the best cleaner for our body. It sanitizes the intestines by destroying putrefactive bacteria. And this is important for the organism of the future mother. Beetroot regulates fat metabolism, prevents the increase in blood pressure, which often happens with pregnant women in the third trimester. And the product also normalizes the heart activity and treats hypertension with magnesium, which is abundant in the beet.
Has a vegetable diuretic effect, anesthetic and anti-inflammatory. The product helps fight depression with mood swings that are often present in pregnant women.
Beetroot is useful for hematopoiesis. Iron in its composition helps to prevent anemia, to prevent hypoxia of the fetus. Those pregnant women, who regularly drinks beets for food, hemoglobin can not be low.
Folic acid in the product helps prevent fetal malformations. Without it, that is, without vitamin B9, the child's healthy nervous system will not form.
As for the saturation of this root with iodine, its presence helps to fight against iodine deficiency of the thyroid gland.
Over the years, research has confirmed the fact that beet is a strong energy. This means that it gives strength, relieves fatigue, and its inclusion in the diet will be useful to pregnant women who are exposed to mental stress.
The damage to beets is much less than the benefits. And this, rather, is an exception to the rules. For example, the high content of sugar in this vegetable makes it necessary to limit its consumption to future mothers who suffer from diabetes mellitus. It is also not recommended to use it for women prone to diarrhea, as it produces a strong laxative effect.
Possible use of beet during pregnancy
If the pregnant woman has high blood pressure (and this often happens in the third trimester when gaining excess weight), it is recommended that morning beet juice 100 grams after eating.
With regular constipation, pregnant women can do microclysters with beet juice.
Beetroot for cold future mothers will become a good healer. Since they are contraindicated to chemical drugs, beet juice will become "naphthyzine" in rhinitis. It should be digested into both nostrils on 3-4 drops several times a day. A good solution for rinsing the sore throat is a solution of beet juice and boiled water 1: 2.
Beet during pregnancy can be applied externally. So, with wound and cracks on the skin you need to apply compresses from beet juice. And if the face of the future mother suffers from acne and inflammation, then you need to make masks, mixing fresh juice with clay or oatmeal 1: 1.