Black beans are one of the familiar and abundant beans in Vietnam. Eating or drinking black bean juice brings many nutritional and health values. So for pregnant women and fetuses, what are the effects of black beans, do you want to learn?
Provides rich nutrition beneficial for both mother and baby
According to nutrition researchers, black beans are cereals containing high protein content with 24.4%, lipid 1.7%, glucid 53.3% and a lot of essential amino acids, many important vitamins (such as vitamin A 5 mg, B2). 0.21 mg, PP, vitamin B12, vitamin C…).
Black beans also contain rich minerals such as calcium, zinc, iron, beta carotene…
All of them are very necessary and beneficial for the mother’s pregnancy health, the good development of the fetus.
Reduce the risk of birth defects
Black beans are rich in B vitamins and folic acid, two minerals that are necessary to help prevent birth defects in the baby’s brain and spinal cord.
Therefore, women who eat a lot of black beans before pregnancy and during the first 3 months of pregnancy will significantly reduce the risk of neural tube defects in the fetus.
Cooling for pregnant mothers
This is the benefit of black beans that many people apply, especially on hot and humid days.
Black beans have cool, sweet taste, help clear heat, detoxify, diuretic, tonic liver and kidney… suitable for use during pregnancy with the “hot inside” body of the pregnant mother.
Women’s moods become more sensitive, more volatile during pregnancy, sometimes negative… And it can negatively affect both mother and baby.
At times like that, 1 cup of black bean tea or roasted black bean juice will not only provide nutrients and cool down, but also have a very good mood balancing effect.improve the health of pregnant women to always be happy and healthy.
Maintain a stable weight
Weight is always an obsessive factor for pregnant women. On the one hand, the mother is worried about gaining not enough standards to benefit the fetus, on the other hand, she is worried that excessive weight gain will affect the mother and child’s health and physique later.
According to nutritionists, Black beans are rich in protein but low in fat. Therefore, pregnant women use black beans to help increase energy and nutrition but do not gain weight quickly.
A large amount of phytonutrients, especially falvinoids such as delphinidin, petunidin and malvidin will Helps control fat metabolism and supports the elimination of cholesterol from the bodybalance the unhealthy cholesterol.
In addition, after giving birth, mothers can also use black beans to cook water or daily dishes, which is also a way to enhance nutrition and support effective weight loss (thanks to increasing the amount of fiber in the stomach to help reduce cravings). eat so that pregnant mothers do not have excess nutrients and still ensure to raise healthy children).
Note that pregnant women should limit sugar when drinking water or eating snacks made from black beans.
Prevent constipation and hemorrhoids
The amount of fiber available in black beans will Helps pregnant women prevent the risk of constipation and hemorrhoids which is also the concern of many pregnant mothers. To take advantage of this advantage, it is best for pregnant women to eat whole beans instead of just drinking water.
Beautify skin before and after birth
Pregnant but still healthy and beautiful is the desire of every pregnant mother. So if you have to limit the use of cosmetics, why don’t pregnant women try supplementing with black beans daily, it? Rich in antioxidants will help pregnant women’s skin to be brighter, smoother and healthier.
Antioxidants in black beans also help pregnant women beautify their skin
With so many advantages, surely any pregnant mother who has consulted should immediately add black beans to the pregnancy nutrition menu!