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is it safe to eat acai berries while pregnant

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally: yes I generally Berries are safe to eat make sure you wash them well to void any pesticide excess exposure or to get rid of any bacteria from the peop ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes as long as you have no allergies. Nuts are a good source of protein and fiber.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are some studies that find that daily consumption of large amounts of nuts may increase childhood food allergies or asthma, but there is no incr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Soy eaten in healthy amounts and in the freshest preparation and in moderation is probably fine. It has been listed as a controversial food. So if in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
19 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: No concerns whatsoever with bananas unless you have had problems with excessive weight gain or gestational diabetes. Bananas have a high glycemic inde ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Weix
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I'm guessing the concern here is over the recommendation not to feed honey to infants less than one year of age. Infants in their first year can have ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Unknown, it was accidentally discovered while developing a pesticide. Rat studies only showed an imbalance in bowel flora. Humans report migraines b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: If you like it you may eat it.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe: Sugar free foods are safe in pregnancy and with breastfeeding. As with many dietary concerns - moderation is key. You should have a well balanced di ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safe.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I think what is more important is eating lots of fruits and vegetables and eating a diet of unprocessed food. By that i mean cook your food yourself. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In moderation. Preg metabolism is slow and weight easy to gain hard to loose.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most of the world eats mostly fish and certainly more fish than the average american. In fact the whole idea behind fish oils being brain food for th ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on amount: Eating a normal amount of fruit is fine, regardless of whether a person is taking dong quai. Eating too much fruit is not good, because fruit has a l ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collette Dominic
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The major concern with seafood in pregnancy is mercury content which is just not very high in shellfish. Tuna and swordfish are the variety most asso ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pickles: if you don't choke on the pickles it shouldn't be much problem
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Generally - yes: The mercury content is not particularly high. Insure that it is fully cooked incase there are any parasites.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure : Sure that is fine.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Caren Reaves
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, enjoy.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: However i would run if i were the gator!
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eating spicy food: should not hurt the baby. But pregnant women often suffer from heartburn more easily after eating spicy food. It is the woman's choice.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collette Dominic
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: There aren't any raw foods safe for consumption during pregnancy.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Yes: The rda for carbohydrates in pregnancy is 175 grams daily. Your diet should contain a wide variety of carbs and flax seed can be a healthy part of y ... Read More

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