Amla/Gooseberry- A wonder fruit

Are you pregnant and wondering if you can eat amla during pregnancy?
The answer is ‘Yes’, you can…!

Let’s learn more about amla by reading this short and sour article…!

Amla is rich in:

  • Vitamins: A, B6, Thiamin and C
  • Minerals: Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorus and Copper

Amla can help in:

  • Digestion
  • Urinary illnesses
  • Respiratory problems
  • Absorbing calcium
  • Strengthening heart
  • Improving immunity
  • Speedy recovery from fever
  • Healthy skin and hair
  • Improves eyesight
  • Early aging
  • Reduces blood sugar level (Gestational diabetes)
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Reduces toxins
  • Improves brain and mental functions
  • Purifies blood
  • Reduces swellin
  • Reduces chances of pre term labor

How to eat:

Eat raw, dried amla slices (without much of salt and sugar), powered form or in form of juice

  • Avoid cooked amla as it loses its nutrients in the process

How much to have:

2 raw amlas OR 1 tea spoon dried amla powder mixed with water OR 10 ml juice diluted with same amount of water.

  • Avoid readymade powder and juice (Both can be prepared easily at home to have better quality and no mixing)

Winter is a perfect time to consume fresh amla and store dried amla for the rest of the year in powdered form to improve your and your baby’s health in many ways…!

Learn more diet, pregnancy and birthing tips at Rita’s Pregnancy 101.

Amla/Gooseberry- A wonder fruit

Rita Singha

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