Pepper in pregnancy

Pepper in pregnancy - benefits, contraindications and risks of use

Bulgarian pepper during pregnancy

A peculiar taste of Bulgarian pepper is popular with many. However, very few people know what exactly this piquancy pepper is attached to a substance called capsaicin, which is especially useful for the normal functioning of the digestive tract. Moreover, red pepper - a record for the content of vitamin C, which is necessary to strengthen the immunity of a pregnant woman. Moreover, vitamin C is the ideal assistant, which helps to assimilate the body to the iron - an element that increases hemoglobin.

It is also important to note the fact that the Bulgarian pepper is popularly called a natural antidepressant, because its rich vitamin composition allows you to keep "nerves in your fist" and improve your well-being. Moreover, in Bulgarian pepper contains vitamins B, vitamin A, P, as well as sodium salts, calcium, magnesium, iodine, phosphorus, zinc and potassium.

Such a rich vitamin composition of the Bulgarian pepper helps to improve the condition of the skin of the future mother, strengthen the vessels and eyesight. If you consume sufficient amount of Bulgarian pepper during pregnancy, the problem of brittle nails and hair, as well as acne and acne will resolve itself.

As for contraindications, Bulgarian pepper is not recommended for eating to future mothers who suffer from liver and kidney disease, gastritis with increased acidity and hypertension.

It is important to note, that at thermal processing the Bulgarian pepper loses up to 70% of percent of useful substances, therefore is better, to use the given vegetable in a raw kind. In the season of Bulgarian pepper, you can prepare a variety of vegetable salads every day or use it as an independent product. The main thing - do not eat pepper outside the season. Greenhouse vegetables, as a rule, are treated with chemicals, which is not the best way to affect the health of mom and baby.

Black pepper and pregnancy

Fragrant black pepper is the favorite among spices, which is added to almost every dish, be it soup or gravy with meat. Black pepper tones, improves digestion and even helps to fight excess weight. However, since black pepper arouses appetite and causes thirst, then consuming a large amount of this spice leads to the fact that you will drink much more liquid. And the fact that excessive fluid in the body leads to the appearance of edema and impaired renal function, which in pregnancy is called "gestosis," future mothers should pay attention to the following recommendations:

  • best add in the dish black pepper peas in small quantities;
  • exclude this spice, if you have exacerbated gastritis;
  • Use caution when using black pepper for treatment following folk medicine, and never exceed the recommended dose for the preparation of a remedy;
  • If you "perepichili" and feel that the food is pretty sharp for you, then give it up, how appetizing it would be.

And finally, I would like to note that almost all spices contain essential oils that can provoke a predisposition to a child's future allergic reactions. Therefore, take this into account so that you do not have to be treated for many years for allergies. Thoroughly weigh all the risks from using spices and choose a reasonable option.

Take care and be healthy!

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