Yam can be described as a vigorous herbaceous vine that provides an edible tuber. The consumption of yam during pregnancy provides the mother and child with essential health benefits unknown to many individuals. The benefits of eating yam during pregnancy will be discussed in this article.
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The Benefits Of Eating Yam During Pregnancy:
1 It prevents premature birth due to it's iron content.
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2 It is rich in antioxidant which can help to prevent stress and cancer.
3 It contains a great amount of vitamin B6 which helps to treat morning sickness in women during pregnancy.
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4 Yam contains potassium that regulates blood pressure during pregnancy.
5 It aids digestion and prevents anemia.
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6 It prevents a low birth weight in infants due to it's vitamin content.
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7 It contains calcium that builds strong bones.
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8 It's a good source of vitamin A which helps to boost and Increase the immune system of the baby
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