5 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Should Eat More Of Bananas

Bananas are a great source of vitamin B6 which helps with morning sickness as it has fibre, vitamin C and potassium. Banana is a fruit that no pregnant or nursing mother should ignore.

Below are some top benefits of bananas for pregnant women.

1. High source of folic acid

As often we know, the benefits of folic acid is important for pregnant women. Folic acid plays an important role in the development of nerve and brain and spinal susum. Benefits of bananas for pregnant women is to prevent folic acid deficiency that causes a baby to be  born prematurely. It also reduces the risk of birth defects.

2. Banana and anemia

Anemia in pregnant women is a common thing. One result is that anemia can cause complications during the late stages of pregnancy and childbirth. Thus requiring the benefits of sufficient iron to meet its needs. Bananas contain a sufficient level of irons to help with anemia- the iron in bananas able to produce hemoglobin to reduce anemia.

3. vitamin B6

Bananas contain vitamin B6 which is a vitamin that dissolves in water. Vitamin B6 can help improve the development of central nervous system cells in the fetus. With the right amount of vitamin B6 , morning sickness will greatly reduce.

4. Increase the growth of hemoglobin

Bananas  have a role in the growth of hemoglobin or red blood cells. In addition to iron, bananas contain vitamin B6, which plays a role in neurotransmitter which is able to raise the growth of hemoglobin in the body.

5. Overcoming constipation Disorders

Constipation is increasingly becoming a common problem of pregnancy. Bananas can reduce abdominal bloating and can smooth bowel movement. Without artificial supplements, pregnant women can increase the intake in the diet of pregnant women. This is because bananas contain fiber which causes bowel movements formed stool.

Written by Eugene Nyavor

Eugene Nyavor is the Founding Editor at Gh Links.

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