Pregnancy is a period in which extreme care is required. All the food items that we eat during this time will have a direct impact on the baby. And thus, it is important to eat food items that are good for the child.
One such food item that should be eaten during the pregnancy is pomegranate juice. A new study has revealed that drinking pomegranate juice can have some healthy impact on the baby. The study published in PLOS notes that the juice can aid brain development of the child.
This is mainly because of the presence of polyphenols in pomegranate. Polyphenols are neuroprotective in nature. Also, the presence of tannic acid and ellagitannins works wonders.
“Our study provides preliminary evidence suggesting potential protective effects for newborns exposed to pomegranate juice while in the womb. These findings warrant a continued investigation into the potential neuroprotective effects of polyphenols in at-risk newborns, such as those with hypoxic-ischemic injury,” the author noted.
So if you have someone who is going through the phase, let them know how pomegranate juice can help them.
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