often associated with many restrictions. Some of the prohibitions apply to fruits and berries, and in the summer season it is so difficult to resist not to feast on juicy raspberries, strawberries or peaches. We already wrote about that, and today we will tell about raspberry during breastfeeding.
So, is it possible for a nursing mother to eat fresh raspberries? Let's examine this issue in detail so as not to deprive ourselves of the vitamins and nutrients that are so necessary during breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding raspberry benefits
Raspberry berries are not only tasty, but also very useful. They contain a large amount of vitamins, pectin substances, essential oils, sucrose, as well as malic, citric and salicylic acids.
Thanks to these constituent substances, raspberry has its magnificent healing properties.
Also raspberry is rich in minerals, which are necessary for a woman during breastfeeding. In raspberries contain: copper, iron, potassium, tannins, fiber, organic acids (salicylic acid - has an antipyretic effect on the body), vitamins C, B1, B12, PP.
Raspberry has antimicrobial and immunostimulating action. It contributes to a more rapid healing of wounds, renewing blood and activating digestion.
Raspberry berries are low-calorie foods, so they not only do not spoil the shape after childbirth, but also help you lose weight (read more in What to eat to lose weight this summer: 10 fruits and vegetables for weight loss).
Pulp of raspberries and small stones help to regulate digestive processes, which is very important with a propensity for constipation in a nursing mother. It is also known that raspberry removes slags from the body.
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Is it possible to raspberry when breastfeeding
Red raspberry while breastfeeding
Despite all its beneficial properties, breastfeeding raspberries can also be harmful. So, the use of raspberries is contraindicated for lactating mothers who are prone to allergies, as well as those suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, gout and kidney diseases.
Raspberry is prohibited for lactating mothers with an allergy to salicylates (aspirin), because, as we said above, raspberry contains salicylic acid.
Since raspberries belong to allergenic products, it is necessary to introduce it into the diet of a nursing mother with great care. This can be understood by the color of the berry. As you already know, the first in the diet of nursing mothers need to enter white and green fruits and berries, then yellow, and only after that - bright orange and red.
Is it possible to feed a yellow raspberry mom
Yellow raspberry when breastfeeding
Today there are many varieties of raspberries: from white to dark red. If there is any doubt whether it is possible to raspberry when breastfeeding, then you should choose the fruits of white or yellow. It is believed that they are less allergenic and will not cause a negative reaction in the baby. If the yellow raspberry is well tolerated by the child, then you can proceed to the use of red varieties of berries.
Note:Do not eat a lot of raspberries at once, because it gives a lax effect. For a start, it is enough to eat 5-7 berries. Later it is possible to increase the amount of raspberries consumed, but not more than a glass a day.
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