Thursday, December 12, 2013
Eggplant: Birth defect prevention
Birth defect prevention: Folates are essential parts of any diet, and folic acid is particularly beneficial forpregnant women. Folic acid directly protects infants from neural tube defects, which can manifest in a number of ways. Therefore, it is always recommended that expecting mothers increases their folic acid intake to account for their other dependent mouth inside! Eggplants are rich sources of folic acid, which makes a delicious and useful snack or dietary addition when pregnant.