Briefly about the history of nectarines
Today there are about a hundred varieties of nectarines. They bloom brightly, fragrantly. Therefore, these trees are loved by bees. Honey from the nectarine trees turns out very fragrant.
Mention of these trees are found in the 16th century. In China, they were even considered a symbol of longevity. In the 17th century, 6 varieties of nectarine were known. In America, they were cultivated by Indians, crossing varieties among themselves.
In Russia, nectarine came in the 19th century thanks to scientists from the Nikitsky Botanical Garden. It was founded in Crimea by Emperor Alexander I. Then nectarines began to grow in Ukraine, in Moldova, in the south of Russia.
In the last century there were varieties of nectarines with fairly large fruits - up to 200 grams. They were called large-sized plums. This name had a basis, because before peaches were crossed with plums. For this reason, the skin of nectarine is smooth, and the taste resembles plum. However, scientists believe that the appearance of nectarines can be associated with the crossing of apricots and plums.
Benefits and harm of nectarine during pregnancy
What does the peach brother hide under his peel? Just note that nectarine during pregnancy is very useful. Calorie content of 100 grams of juicy fruits is 44 calories. They do not have saturated fats.
This fruit has in its composition 5, 4 mg of vitamin C per 100 grams. This is 9% of the daily rate of ascorbic acid per day. Vitamin C helps a pregnant woman and a future child to learn iron. This means that the use of nectarine is a good prevention of anemia.
Vitamin A in the composition of nectarine is responsible for vision and, together with other antioxidants (vitamin E, lutein, zeaxanthin) protects the pregnant woman from the effects of free radicals. As for other nutrients in the composition of nectarine, it is potassium, which helps regulate heart contractions and blood pressure. And in the list of utility nectarine magnesium and calcium, iron and folic acid, vitamin K and sulfur.
You should know that this fruit contains only natural sugar, so it serves as a good dessert for a pregnant woman.
Nectarine can also be consumed in the form of juice. Just half a glass a day will be enough to normalize the work of the intestines.
As for contraindications to the use of a peach's brother, it is a predisposition to allergies and diabetes mellitus. Sweet varieties of nectarines endocrinologists are not recommended for pregnant women suffering from this disease. Such varieties are better not to use those future mothers who, during the gestation of the baby, gained excess weight. Sugars in nectarine can aggravate the problem.
In any case, the use of nectarines needs a measure. And if the pregnant woman does not eat them with kilograms, the fruit will not cause any harm to the body.
Possible use of nectarine in pregnancy
Often, in future mothers in the last trimester of pregnancy, there is a rise in pressure. In this case, it is recommended thatUse the diuretic properties of nectarine and take the rule of eating one or two fruits before eating for 20-30 minutes.
Nectarine juice will be useful for pregnant women suffering from constipation. In this case, it is recommended to drink 100 grams of nectarine juice 20 minutes before meals. Do this until the full normalization of the chair.
The juiciness of nectarine is the possibility of using it as a component of cosmetic masks. Often, at the beginning of a baby's wear, the woman's hormonal balance changes, and as a result, the skin becomes dry. Masks with nectarine and honey or nectarine and sour cream will help moisturize the skin of the future mother and keep her attractive.