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Can you eat spinach and artichoke dip when pregnant?

Can you eat spinach and artichoke dip when pregnant?

Way of preparation: In general, it's not so much the food itself, but the way it was prepared. Anything that has not been exposed to heat for a period of time enough to kill bacteria, could potentially lead to an infection of mom and the baby. Salmonella and listeriosis in particular are a constant latent threat to pregnant womens' health. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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I'm pregnant. Can I eat spinach and artichoke dip?

I'm pregnant. Can I eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Should be okay.: While you are pregnant, you should avoid eating anything that could potentially be contaminated with bacteria. This includes raw or undercooked meat, shellfish, and eggs; also avoid unpasteurized milk or cheese. Spinach and artichoke dip should be okay as long as it has been prepared properly. ...Read more

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Can a 9 month old eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Can a 9 month old eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Don't waste it: Infants have a poorly developed sense of taste, and no memory of savory foods, so many of the things you appreciate are wasted on a kid that couldn't care less. These complex mixtures are a real problem for food reactions, since it is a mixture of many components. If he breaks out or falls apart, you won't know which part is to blame. Stick with simple foods, and don't be in a rush. ...Read more

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Can you eat spinach artichoke dip while pregnant?

Can you eat spinach artichoke dip while pregnant?

Depends on recipe: During pregnancy you are supposed to avoid soft cheeses: feta, brie, camembert, blue-veined cheeses and mexican style cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and panela that do not state they are pasteurized as these cheeses can harbor listeria which can increase your risk for preterm labor, miscarriage and stillbirth. If there's no soft cheese used to make the dip, your ok. ...Read more

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Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Yes: A medium artichoke has only 64 calories w 10.3 grams of fiber. It also contains 50 mg of magnesium, 25 mg of calcium, 0.73 mg of zinc, 0.152 mg of copper, 88 mg of phosphorus, 8.9 mg of vitamin c, 1.3 mg of niacin, 107 mcg of folate, (folic acid) 16 iu of vitamin a, 17.8 mcg of vitamin k, etc. ...Read more

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Is spinache dip a good pregnancy food?

Is spinache dip a good pregnancy food?

If clean, yes: If you're sure it's clean, spinach dip can be fine to eat. However, there have been some outbreaks of listeria, a type of bacteria, in spinach and other fresh vegetables. If you wash your veggies carefully and prepare the dip yourself, you should be okay. It could be more problematic if you don't know how the dip has been cared for until you eat it (like sitting on a table for a long time, etc). ...Read more

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Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

In researching this: Found that it was recommended that pregnant women don't eat artichoke leaf extract simply because the effect on a fetus isn't known. However, artichokes were described as a healthy source of folate, (folic acid) fiber, choline & magnesium in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Spinach dip: The spinach is cooked so that should be fine. Is cheese used for this particular recipe? Don't eat food that has sat out without refrigeration for too long. ...Read more

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Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dips?: If you mean cheese dip, salsa, etc...Yes, they are safe. What have you heard about these that made you ask the question? ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat organic spinach? How would I wash it, with plain water?

Is it safe to eat organic spinach? How would I wash it, with plain water?

Yes: It is FAR safer to eat organic spinach than conventional spinach. The Environmental Working Group ranks spinach as one of the Dirty Dozen foods with the most dangerous levels of pesticide residues.
Washing with water should be adequate.
See https://www. Ewg. Org/foodnews/summary. Php ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat 3 cups of spinach and 1 cup of kale each morning in a smoothie? Or is unhealthy to have that much every day?

Safe: That should be safe and healthy. However if you have other medical conditions or taking medications kale and spinach may interact with those medications. If you do, see your physician as the medication dosages may need to be adjusted. ...Read more

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Today: I ate 100-130 gr of granola with dried fruit for breakfast and lunch. This evening I will eat 200 gr of spinach. It's ok for my diet?

Today: I ate 100-130 gr of granola with dried fruit for breakfast and lunch. This evening I will eat 200 gr of spinach. It's ok for my diet?

No protein?: Nope. This is dangerous and unwise. A diet that is 100% sugars is not a diet. It is a disaster for your organs, your brain, your immune system and your life. A healthy diet is a protein rich, low carbohydrate and low fat diet. You cannot survive without some fats and proteins in your diet. ...Read more

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About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?

About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?

Photosensitive plant: Photosensitivity can also result from touching or eating other plants, including celery, dill, fennel, fig, lime, parsley, and parsnip, as well as arnica, artichoke, chrysanthemum, dandelion, lettuce, endive, marigold, and sunflower.4, 5 lest you swear off gardening or salads altogether, be aware that most people do not react to these plants. Essential oils of plants may be more problematic ...Read more

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If I only eat baked chicken breast and spinach for 2 weeks. What could happen?

See below: This type of low carb diet would probably result in weight loss, but you would be missing out on valuable nutrients. Your best bet is to eat a balanced diet based on your sex, age, current body weight, and goals. ...Read more

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Does spinach dip have pastorized milk?

Does spinach dip have pastorized milk?

Maybe: It would depend on the brand/manufacturer of the spinach dip so check with them. ...Read more

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Is feta ok cooked in spinach dip while pregnant?

Is feta ok cooked in spinach dip while pregnant?

Pasteurized cheese: Any cheese made with pasteurized milk is fine to consume in pregnancy. Check the label to see if your feta is made with pasteurized milk. Cooking unpasteurized milk product in dip isn't adequate. ...Read more

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Is it true that eat spinach and tofu together can cause cancer?

Is it true that eat spinach and tofu together can cause cancer?

No: Totally made up. Somebody's pretending to be your friend and trying to sell you something worthless. It takes only a second to make up a stupid lie, and if it's about "something causing cancer", it will acquire a following. Just ignore this stuff. ...Read more

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I eat a lot of spinach during the week and ate a bunch last night. I had two dark stools this morning. Could that be the cause?

I eat a lot of spinach during the week and ate a bunch last night. I had two dark stools this morning. Could that be the cause?

Could be, but...: Your stool color can be affected by what you have eaten, but one must be careful with dark stools. Black stools, particularly when foul-smelling and pasty, can be a sign of internal bleeding. If you are uncertain whether this could be due to bleeding, see your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I know it's best to steam spinach to get the maximum nutrition but can you still get a good amount of nutrition when you eat it raw, like in a salad?

Spinach nutrition: Popeye ate cooked spinach for good reason. :-) you can get some nutrition from raw spinach, but the antioxidants like beta-carotene & lutein (good for your vision, too!) are much more available when cell walls are broken down by steaming or sauteing. Also, the minerals in raw spinach (like calcium, magnesium, & iron) are bound to oxalic acid. Gently cooking releases them for you to absorb. ...Read more

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Why do I have iron anemia when I eat a lot of spinach?

Why do I have iron anemia when I eat a lot of spinach?

Fe deficiency anemia: Occurs when fe intake is not adequate to meet the needs of the body for red cell production. Indeed, it is not a diagnosis unto itself, but rather an indication of another problem to be discovered and corrected to avoid recurrence. In your case, either your intake is not adequate, you don't absorb what you take in, or you have blood loss in excess of intake. Spinach is ok, but meat is better. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E important? It seems hard to get the daily recommended amount unless you eat wheelbarrows of almonds or spinach.

Is vitamin E important? It seems hard to get the daily recommended amount unless you eat wheelbarrows of almonds or spinach.

Yes: Vitamin E is an important antioxidant in our bodies. It helps to protect cell membranes. 15mg per day is the recommended daily allowance for adults. You can find vitamin E in vegetable oils, cereal, eggs, fruits and vegetables. If you feel you are not getting enough you can also take a supplement to get the RDA. ...Read more

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What amount spinach do you have to eat to get kidney stones?

What amount spinach do you have to eat to get kidney stones?

Spinach and oxalate: Spinach is rich in oxalate; calcium oxalate forms 80% of stones in adults; many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. Too much spinach would be one cup per day ...Read more

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Was wondering how much spinach do you have to eat to get kidney stones?

Was wondering how much spinach do you have to eat to get kidney stones?

Spinach and oxalate: Spinach is rich in oxalate; calcium oxalate forms 80% of stones in adults; many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans It is best to avoid these foods. Drink 3 to 4 liters per day. More than one cup / day is too much spinach ...Read more

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Are collard greens in the same class as spinach, where kidney stone patients are not to eat them? Reason?

Are collard greens in the same class as spinach, where kidney stone patients are not to eat them? Reason?

Better than spinach: Collard greens have less oxalate content than spinach. Boiling, rather than steaming, helps reduce oxalate content in vegetables. Everything should be in moderation. Can discuss further in health tap consultation. ...Read more