A 24-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to take the acai berry while pregnant or breastfeeding?
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Dr. Timothy Gorskianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Why?: Don't believe all the hype about acai. All the same crazy claims were also made for hoodia, chromium, products claimed to block cortisol and a bunch of other things. If you are trying to lose some weight, keep a diet log, cut way back on potatoes, bread (of all kinds), pasta, cereal, and rice and get more exercise. Then give it some time. Don't waste your $ on these supplements.
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Dr. Mohammed Younusanswered
33 years experience
No studies in preg: There are no studies out there about taking acai berries during pregnancy or breast feeding.
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Last updated Sep 22, 2016
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