Pineapple - A Dangerous Fruit for Pregnant Women
By Refadoc, Posted on : Friday, 19 June 2015 - 5:06 pm IST
Do you remember the old wives tales which said something about avoiding Pineapples while you are pregnant? A lot of people have just done away with these superstitions, but in reality, there is a truth behind this tale as well. Whenever, one thinks about Pineapple, the first thing that comes to the mind is the Tartary, citric as well as a deliciously juicy fruit. Though Pineapples are great for women who are going through their menopause, they are certainly not recommended for pregnant women. Pregnant women should keep away from consuming Pineapples as they pose multiple hazard risks for the unborn child.
Here are some of the major reasons why you should be staying away from consuming Pineapples during the course of your pregnancy:
- Though a Pineapple is a fruit which is rich in minerals and proteins and can help you get rid of problems such as a sore throat or stomach infections; it should not be consumed by pregnant women as it tends to increase the chances of abortion.
- If a pregnant woman consumes Pineapple during the early course of her pregnancy, there is an increased chance of uterine contractions which are quite dangerous for the unborn baby. Therefore, it is recommended to stay away from fruits such as Papaya and Pineapple while you are pregnant. A Pineapple is a highly dangerous fruit for women during the third trimester of their pregnancy.
- Research has claimed that a fresh Pineapple contains Bromelain which tends to soften the mouth of the cervix, which often leads to Diarrhea.
- Pineapples are also known to induce heartburn in women who are pregnant.
These are old wives' tales.
Would any gynecologist care to comment?
Login to Add Comment
7 tips to Prevent Hair Loss
10 Tips to Get Rid of Dark Circles
Eating rice won't make you fat
13 Incredible Benefits of Orange Juice for Radiant Skin & Health
Remarkable Benefits of Almonds for Health, Weight Loss & Skin
Surprising Health Benefits of Balsamic Vinegar
Why did India ban 344 fixed dose combination drugs?
20 Incredible Benefits of Raisins for Health, Skin & Hair
Amazing Health Benefits of Gin
10 Remarkable Benefits of Chlorophyll
20 Effective Home Remedies for Fairer Skin
25 Surprising Carrot Juice Benefits for Skin & Health