By Sarah Bradley, Jan 17, 2024
There are several reasons why you might consider adding dates into your pregnancy diet. When dried, dates are pretty good at satisfying a sweet tooth, says Kecia Gaither, MD, an ob-gyn and director of perinatal services and maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. Gaither adds that dates do contain natural sugars (fructose), but also have way more fiber than your typical packaged snack.
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