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Can Pregnant Women Eat Clam Chowder
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
Yes: Clams are considered to be relatively pollutant-free and they are a good source of nutrition so clam-chowder would be fine to eat during pregnancy. Large predatory fish such as shark, swordfish and mackerel contain high levels of mercury and should be avoided during pregnancy. If she likes sea-food, she should do a google search and become familiar with the recommendations for seafood. ...Read more
The new FDA and EPA: Guidelines published in 2014 say it is ok. Scavengers like crab and lobtster actually have low levels. Only the predators at the top of the fish-eat-fish food chain concentrate methyl-mercury (from our coal-burning power plants) to dangerous levels. Recent data is best, as we continue to contaminate. Several have a max/wk. Http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Metals/ucm393070.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is no food that is forbidden in any good eating program. Denial of a certain food is a sure way to disappointing result in yourweight loss endeavor. Any food is admissable in your eating regime. It is the quantity and your energy expenditure that truly matters.
Remember: no denial. Seek out a weight specialist--bariatrician- to help you. Asbp they will understand where you are coming from. ...Read more
I got two teeth pulled and I want to know if you can eat canned clam chowder the same day. They sheet says that no fresh dairy for two weeks.?
Today makes 8 days since my wisdom teeth extraction can I eat clam chowder and drink soda how about a salad?
Yes, Yes, yes: Eat whatever you want to. Only restriction: if it hurts don't eat it yet. ...Read more
I have felt faint several times since lunch, It is now 9pm and I vomited 4 times. I had clam chowder for lunch I spent most of the day fixing food?
Go to ED...: That you have fainted it is enough reason to go to the emergency room at your nearest hospital. There are many dangerous conditions that might be causing this problem especially at your age. Please have someone take you now or call the local emergency transporting system available in your country. ...Read more
Probably: I don't have a can in front of me, but if it is new england style clam chowder, one would expect dairy being present or it would not be a chowder. More importantly, read the label and look for dairy, whey, and casein. ...Read more
Started as post nasal drip from milk food allergies (clam chowder) and turned into feeling sick with coughing, sneezing and mucus. Am I sick?
I know I'm allergic to crustaceans, so I've only eaten calamari and fish. Do you think that I could eat clams, oysters, and mussels?
Usually yes: Most people allergic to crustacea should be able to tolerate mollusk (other types of shellfish). There is no cross-sensitivity between these two. ...Read more
I am a female in a relationship with an older man. He has ocd. He doesn't like my daughter. How can I cope with this. I clam up and don't talk.
Your daughter will: Always be in your life and your gentleman friend needs to know that being in relationship w/you is a "package deal." Continue to have your own relationship w/her. Don't let his OCD be a excuse to dislike your daughter. Folks dislike others w/out OCD also. Peace and good health. Don't forget that he's your boyfriend, not your father. ...Read more
I have Terrible GI symptoms after I eat clams. MD tested my blood and found all mollusks I had an Ige of. 34 where allergy would be defined at. 35. Could I become allergic in the future? Can it change
I am allergic to iodine, shrimp, lobster, seaweed, but can eat crab, fish clams, octopus. I would like to start taking fish oil for depression. Can I?
Allergy testing: It is unusual to be able to eat crabs and seafood with such a strong history of iodine and multiple seafood allergies. I would not recommend fish oil at this time. If you are depressed, there are medications and counseling that can help - see your Doctor. If you have not been evaluated for specific food allergies, seeing an Allergist for testing is advised. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The good vs bad:
Good: clams/mollusks are very low in saturated fat. They are also a good source of magnesium and manganese, and a very good source of vitamin b12, phosphorus, potassium, copper and selenium.
The bad: this food is very high in sodium (salt) and so if u have hypertension and/or congestive heart failure, be careful.
I am going to have some tomorrow--yum yum. Eat well, marisenriq72. Good luck. ...Read more