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Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Spinach And Artichoke Dip When Pregnant

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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?

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