Dates is rich in nutrition, it contains lots of nutrients and trace elements. And its content of vitamin C is higher than the content of apple, pear, grape, peach, hawthorn, orange, lemon and other fruits. It is also rich in vitamin P, vitamin A and flavonoid such as, cyclic adenosine monophosphate and cyclic guanosine monophosphate which are very beneficial to our health. So, dates enjoy the reputation of natural vitamin. It has a great help on the supplements of nutrition to pregnant women and the development and growth of baby.
Date has the function to improve the physical weakness, nourish nerve, and enrich the blood and sooth the nerve, so it is very good for pregnant women. Besides, it can also improve immunological competence, which is very important for pregnant women. Once pregnant women fall ill, they can't eat medicine, because many medicines have lethal impact on the growth and development of fetus. Therefore, as pregnant women, you should have some knowledge about dates.
First, dates can promote the development of fetus's brain. This is mainly because that date is rich in folic acid, which involves in the generation of cells, so, it can promote the development of nervous system of fetus. In addition, date is rich in trace elements such as, zinc, which is good for the development of fetus's brain and thus promotes the fetus's intellectual development.
Date can help strength pregnant women's immunity. Jujube is a nutritious tonic, it not only contains abundant carbohydrates, and protein but also contains abundant vitamin and minerals. All these have a great benefit for pregnant women and their fetus's health. Among those nutrients, vitamin can enhance mother's resistance and promote pregnant women's absorption of iron.
What's more, date can strengthen the spleen and reinforce the stomach.
Eating enough dates can significantly enhance stomach function and thus help us whet the appetite. Date can also supplement qi and blood; this is particularly helpful for pregnant women who lose a lot in qi and blood.
Pregnant women may be fidgety during pregnancy, eating enough can help them get out of this state. Date can help pregnant women nourish the blood, sooth the nerve, and dispel the melancholy. It is especially helpful for those women who are fidgety and suffer from postpartum depression. If pregnant women feel nervous and upset or even suffer from insomnia and loss of appetite, you can add a little date in soup or porridge. This can help to relieve this state.