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Stay Away From These Foods During Pregnancy.

Stay Away From These Foods During Pregnancy.

Eating nutritionally balanced foods during pregnancy is very essential. In India, dietary habits of pregnant women are highly influenced by food fads, cultural taboos, customs and religious beliefs. Another common belief is the concept of ‘hot foods' that produce heat in your body and ‘cold foods' that have a cooling effect on your body. Pregnant women in India are bombarded with so many advices and suggestions that they actually end up being confused about what to eat and what not to eat. Read through to understand and simplify it yourself.


1.Papaya: The forbidden fruit in India for pregnant women! Researches claim that consumption of ripe papayas does not pose any risk to pregnant mothers. Unripe and semi ripe papayas contain high concentrations of latex which is known to induce uterine contractions leading to labor and abortions. Even a small amount of the latex can affect the fetus if the mother is allergic or sensitive to it.