Watermelon in pregnancy
Pregnancy And Childbirth / / August 12, 2017
Can watermelon during pregnancy?
Watermelon during pregnancy can you have?This question arises in almost all expectant mothers in the mid and late summer.What could be nicer than to eat a piece of juicy, sweet, cold watermelon in the summer heat?But many expectant mothers limit themselves in this delicacy, because they know that often in watermelon contains unacceptably large amounts of nitrates, very dangerous chemicals that can cross the placenta into the blood to the fetus.But not everyone watermelon during pregnancy is potentially dangerous.Let's look at the basic rules of the purchase and use of this berry.
Firstly, how to define a high content of nitrates in watermelon.The first feature - is an early ripening.Do not buy berries in July or early August, it is better to wait until the end of the summer.Other features: yellow veins, smooth cuts, uniform color without contrasting strips.Try to throw a slice of the watermelon into the water, and it turns pink - this is one of the main signs of the presence of a large amount of nitrates.Make the more accurate analysis possible and at home, but you have to buy or rent a nitrate.A very useful thing in daily life, especially for families who have children.After all, a healthy diet - our all.
Is it possible to eat watermelon in pregnancy, whether it is harmful?Watermelon consists almost entirely of water.More recently, our doctors have argued that the expectant mother in the second half of pregnancy should use a normalized amount of liquid - 800-1000 grams.A larger number of allegedly threatening edema, impaired renal work.Now everything has changed, it is proved that the expectant mother can and should drink as much - much as he wants, and it is not harmful.And because watermelon during pregnancy is not dangerous, on the contrary useful as saturates the body with various vitamins and trace elements, and generally causes only positive emotions.
Another reason stems from the purchase of striped berries - is poisoning.A watermelon could easily become the cause.To avoid this, do not ask the seller to make an incision berry, as in this case, it can sour in a few hours.Before use, thoroughly wash all sides.A cut berry Store only in the refrigerator and not more than a day.When the subtle sour taste not eat.
Be careful when buying a watermelon.And Bon Appetit!
12, 08, 2017
12, 08, 2017