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Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Very Healthy choice!: Beetroots are an excellent food to eat during pregnancy. They are good sources of iron, folate, (folic acid) antioxidants like anthocyans and improve circulation/lower blood pressure. See http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/benefits-of-beetroots-during-pregnancy/ & http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=49 ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How should pregnant women eat?

How should pregnant women eat?

Pregnancy: About 300 more calories a day, you do not eat for 2 people, that's a myth. ...Read more

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Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Kiwi are ok: Kiwis are OK to eat in pregnancy. They contain fiber (helps with constipation) Vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and even Vitamin K (helps the blood clot after delivery). All these are great to have in pregnancy! Enjoy! ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat swai fillets?

Can pregnant women eat swai fillets?

Yes: Swai is considered a good choice due to its low mercury levels. The FDA recommends that pregnant or breastfeeding women and young children should not eat fish, Shark, Swordfish, King mackerel and Tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico. Hoe that helps. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

UncookedorUnheated?: You should not eat any raw meat, fish, or eggs if you are pregnant. However, most packaged hot dogs have been previously cooked, and can be eaten unheated, provided they have been properly refrigerated and are not past their expiration date. Check label - should state: "fully cooked." most hot dogs contain a lot of calories, fat, and additives, so they're not the healthiest food, esp if pregnant. ...Read more

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What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

Avoid: Avoid deli meats & imported soft cheeses (listeria), raw meat (steak tartar), raw fish(sushi), raw shellfish, things made with raw eggs (salmonella), pate & refrigerated smoke seafood that is not subsequently cooked. No unwashed vegetables or fruit. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel. ...Read more