It is a fact that women at breastfeeding and after have a hormone misbalance. Due to that, most of breastfeeding women usually gain weight in that period. Many have heard and known about the positive effect of acai berries for losing weight and getting back in your clothes that you wore before pregnancy. In this connection, many breastfeeding women wonder if it is safe to take acai berries for slimming up during breastfeeding.
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It is not a secret that what you eat during breastfeeding may also be present in the milk. That is why babies often have allergies if their mothers do not follow the diet strictly. Babies’ bodies are just being formed, and it is extremely important to avoid external allergens in the milk.
What is acai berry
Acai or as it is also known in Latin “Euterpe oleracea” is a palm tree growing in Brasilia on the Amazin river shore. It has a unique concentration of antioxidants that are known for their weight loss capacity and a great natural remedy for cardiovascular problems. Acai berry is also known for its content of amino acids, vitamins, minerals and fatty acids causing general health restoration effect on the body.
There are studies concerning the weight loss properties of acai berries, showing that acai are a great source for the speed-up of metabolism, improvement of the human immune system, anti-aging properties, as well as protection from cardiovascular conditions.
Well, breastfeeding-safe or not?
As for the safety of acai berries for breastfeeding women, despite several attempts to characterize the positive influence of this dietary supplement to women’s health, basically, the only fact that is known up to now is that acai berries are a natural remedy to many conditions and therefore might be safe. However, before taking it, if you decided to do so, it is extremely important that you consult with your physician. Some studies show that not everything a woman consumes is always present in the milk. However, for your babies not to have allergy to this type of new nutrition for them, it is advisable to consult an immunologist and your physician, and also to take tests on how your child would react to acai.
According to most of the researchers of the topic, acai berries have a highly beneficial effect on a human health, including the health of women, considering their physiology. However, if it comes to new-born babies, the best you can do is not to harm. So, before taking any important decision, like changing the food plan, visit a doctor.