Fruits are good for pregnant women, the following kinds of fruits are recommended for them:
Chinese pear reduce body heat, lower blood pressure. It is known as the "ancestor of fruits” as it is the oldest fruit in China. It is crisp, succulent, sweet, refresh, smooth and mellow. It has such actions as clearing heat, diuretic, moistening throat, antihypertensive, moistening lung, antitussive, expectorant, generating fluids and quenching thirst. It can be used to treat the pregnancy-induced edema and hypertension
It also has other effects as calming and sedative, nourish heart, preventing liver, as well as preventing lung infection and hepatitis. Usual intake of boiled pear can increase the fluids in the mouth to prevent dry mouth and dry lips, so it is a good food not only to protect throat but also to treat pneumonia, bronchitis and hepatitis. Remove the stone of raw pears, add 10g crystal sugar and 5g Thunberg fritillary bulb into a pear, boil this pear with water on slow fire, then eat the boiled pears and drink the soup so as to prevent and treat the cold, cough, excessive sputum and other diseases.
Persimmon is a kind of juicy sweet and cheap fruit. 100g of persimmon contains 20g sugar, 0.7g protein, 0.1g fat, 49.7 mg of iodine and a variety of vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, calcium, magnesium as well as phosphorus, which are more than those in apples, pears, peaches and other fruits. The nature of persimmon is cold.