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Eat tomatoes for a safe pregnancy period.. they protect you from blood poisoning and improve digestion


Tomatoes have many health benefits because they are rich in many vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin C, and also contain essential minerals, folic acid, sugars, fiber and essential proteins for pregnant women, which makes them of utmost importance during pregnancy.


One medium-sized tomato contains enough vitamin C to handle 40% of the daily intake, and it also contains iron and calcium, according to a report published on the website Drhealthbenefits.


Among the most prominent benefits of tomatoes on the health of mothers during pregnancy:

 

1. Boost immunity

 

Tomatoes contain vitamin C and vitamin A, which aid iron absorption, while vitamin A strengthens the immune system, fights infections and promotes tissue repair after labor.


2. Anticoagulation

 

Because it contains vitamin K and folic acid, which prevent blood clotting and reduce the risk of bleeding, and folic acid is necessary in the early stages of pregnancy to distract the child's neural cylinder defects, which is a congenital defect of the brain, spine and spinal line.


3. Hydration

 

Tomatoes are high in water content and can increase the amount of water your pregnancy gets daily.


4. Prevention of preeclampsia

 

Tomatoes contain high amounts of lycopene, a cancer-preventing agent that protects against cell damage. Studies have shown that lycopene in pregnancy meals can reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia.


5. Helps absorb iron

 

Iron intake during pregnancy is essential because pregnancy leads to an increased blood supply, and iron deficiency affects the development of the baby.


6. Increase energy levels

 

During pregnancy, it is normal for a woman to feel dehydrated and sleepy, and tomatoes are a good source of carbohydrates, and a large tomato can contain nearly 30 calories which gives you indispensable energy during pregnancy.


7. Improve digestion

 

Pregnant women should eat foods rich in fiber, as tomatoes contain high levels of dietary fiber that aids in healthy digestion.

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