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Can Pregnant Women Eat Spring Mix Salad
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
Both: The are both very good however for better digestion, minimal steaming of vegegables is better. ...Read more
Me and a friend both pregnant and she told me no salt, not too much salads and no caffeine because it'll kill our babies from what her doctor said?
You really think her: Doctor said that? Be an adult. Try going to Medline Plus and look up prenatal care to get good tips. Remember everything in moderation. Follow the guidelines and see your OB soon. If that doctor speaks in that tone Killing etc I would advise your friend to seek a different doctor more humane. ...Read more
What to do if I'm on a 21 day mission to just eat healthy! And I like to eat organic spring mix salad with canned starkist tuna! Is that healthy?
Might not want to: Eat tuna daily due to possible mercury content. ...Read more
I eat a salads often and I always like to mix in some vinegar. I feel like something acidic is running through my whole body. Is it the vinegar?
Acid in body: Not likely the vinegar. Please describe more about what you are feeling and give more information so we can help you. ...Read more
34 yr old female. 5'5 155 lbs. Since giving birth 3 kids. Eat 2 eggs in morning. Salad for lunch. Small dinner. Can't seem to drop weight. Help please?
Weight: With three young kids you don't have enough time to properly look after yourself. Let it be for about three months then put your food intake and exercise in your efforts. If possible keep me posted. ...Read more
Salad: QUESTION : SHOULD ANYONE EAT SALAD FROM FAST FOOD RESTARAUNT? I THINK IT IS OK to get an individual saladSALAD, but I would stay clear of SALAD bar. ...Read more
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
Yes: There is no medical contraindication to eating dates during pregnancy. They supply niacin, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, zinc, manganese, fiber and magnesium. One study found that the consumption of date fruit in the last 4 weeks before labour significantly reduced the need for induction and augmentation of labour, and produced a more favourable, but non-significant, delivery outcome. ...Read more
Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is cooked well-done but still tender, try a thinner cut. ...Read more
There are lots of good online nutrition resources -- including articles focused on pregnancy --
For example ---
Pregnancy nutrition: Healthy-eating basics
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20046955
Pregnancy diet: Focus on these essential nutrients
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20045082 ...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 more
Sorrel leaves: I do not believe you should take anything without consulting your OB gyn doctor. ...Read more
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