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Are Chia seeds safe during pregnancy
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Are Chia seeds safe during pregnancy
Just wondering what evidence is around for or against the use of Chia seeds during pregnancy?  Thank you
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Some of the side effects when consuming Chia seeds is a sudden drop in blood pressure that can be hurtful, increase risk of bleeding, and has additive properties. It is a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Suggest using flax seed, nuts, and high fiber foods as sources of Omega-3 while you are pregnant to be on the safe side.
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