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Can dry fruits be taken during pregnancy?

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Posted on Sat, 26 Jul 2014
Question: Hi Doctor,

I am 25 yr old and i am pregnant with 3 and half months.
Are dry fruits harmfull to eat like almonds, anjeer, jardalu, black resins etc ??
In what quantity can i take on daily basis..??
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Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Dry fruits are good during pregnancy

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Pregnancy requires a lot minerals, vitamins and fibre. Dry fruits have all of them in right quantities.

I would advise four of each every day. That will be a moderate quantity per day.

Hope this helps.
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Can dry fruits be taken during pregnancy?

Brief Answer: Dry fruits are good during pregnancy Detailed Answer: Hi, Pregnancy requires a lot minerals, vitamins and fibre. Dry fruits have all of them in right quantities. I would advise four of each every day. That will be a moderate quantity per day. Hope this helps.