Nutrition/Health

Best Food for Late Pregnancy

Dates are put to the test in a randomized, controlled trial for cervical ripening.

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What about the effects of dates on spontaneous delivery, premature delivery, labor time, and postpartum bleeding? All covered in my next video, Best Food for Labor and Delivery (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/best-food-for-labor-and-delivery).

I have lots more pregnancy videos here (http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/pregnancy).

What do you do with dates? Eat them, silly! But I also use them in recipes in my How Not to Die Cookbook (all my proceeds to charity) in the form of Date Syrup and a Balsamic Date Glaze (https://nutritionfacts.org/recipe/balsamic-date-glaze/).

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