Top 05 Vegetables to Avoid During Pregnancy (2024)

1. Sprouts

Raw sprouts, including alfalfa, radish, and mung bean sprouts, should be avoided unless thoroughly cooked.

2. Raw Green Peas

Raw or undercooked green peas can be hard to digest and may contain harmful microbes or pesticides if not properly cleaned.

3. Brussels Sprouts

Although healthy, they can cause gas and bloating, which might be uncomfortable during pregnancy.

4. Cabbage

Similar to Brussels sprouts, cabbage can also cause gas and bloating. 

5. Bitter Melon

It can influence the uterus and lead to preterm labor. 

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