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Doctor insights on: Does Avoid Raw Fish Cause Harm To Baby

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Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Eating raw rice cause any harm in my future?

Not a good idea: Eating anything that is meant to be cooked raw increases chances of infection as if such agents were present they would not be killed without cooking. Rice absorbs fluid and if you eat too much raw rice you can get stomach discomfort as the rice expands in size when it is submitted to fluid contents of your intestinal area and fluid that you drink. Eating raw rice is a bad idea. ...Read more

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Does vinegar kill bacteria in raw egg? And is it safe to consume foods which contain raw egg?

Does vinegar kill bacteria in raw egg?
And is it safe to consume foods which contain raw egg?

No: Raw eggs may transmit salmonella infection. It would be safer to consume eggs, cooked. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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M57, how much raw flex seed i may eat per day. Could it cause any harm if taken in high quantity. ?

M57, how much raw flex seed i may eat per day. Could it cause any harm if taken in high quantity. ?

Stomach upset: Raw flaxseed may be hard on your stomach, since its shell is hard to digest. Although, there is no carved in stone recommendations or restrictions about how much raw flaxseed you can eat, i would suggest 1 table spoon twice daily and i would mix it up with either oatmeal or another food to blend it in. ...Read more

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Can , unpasteurized, fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus? I know unpasteurized milk and cheese should be avoided .

Can   , unpasteurized,  fresh squeezed orange juice cause harm to a fetus?  I know unpasteurized milk and cheese   should be avoided .

Be safe: If you are cleaning, peeling, and squeezing the fresh oranges yourself, the risk is probably low. If, however, you are not directly controlling the preparation, you should probably avoid pasteurized drinks during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How does feta cheese harmful during pregnancy? How bad is accidental consumption?

How does feta cheese harmful during pregnancy? How bad is accidental consumption?

Don't Worry: There are warnings to avoid some foods due to contamination. Certain cheeses are considered dangerous because they can contain a type of bacteria called listeria. This bacteria is considered a greater danger to pregnant patients and babies than to adults. It is not in every preparation of every cheese and outbreaks are very rare. ...Read more

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If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

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If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?

No: There is no ionizing radiation present in microwaves. Microwaves are simply waves that vibrate at the same frequency that water does, so when it strikes water, it makes the water heat up. ...Read more

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Can you drink milk before or after eating fish ? Does it cause vitiligo?

Can you drink milk before or after eating fish ? Does it cause vitiligo?

Milk: Drinking milk should not cause vitiligo. Vitiligo causes the loss of skin color in blotches. If you have those symptoms you should soon see your Primary doctor. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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Is there anything bad that can happen from eating cooked oysters for their iron? If so, how many oysters can you eat per week before it's unhealthy?

Is there anything bad that can happen from eating cooked oysters for their iron? If so, how many oysters can you eat per week before it's unhealthy?

Oysters: I do not think there is a magic number on the amount you can eat. Raw oysters are probably more of an issues than cooked ones. Do not eat only for iron - eat for the developed taste and do not overeat. Also keep in mind the effects on your cholesterol which may be more of an issues in the long run. ...Read more

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Are raw veggies safe to consume while pregnant? I'm into making my own 'v8' juice and want to know if things like spinach, are safe raw in smoothies.

Are raw veggies safe to consume while pregnant? I'm into making my own 'v8' juice and want to know if things like spinach, are safe raw in smoothies.

Organics R OK: Todays veges are full of chemicals - very sad. Spinich is one of worst. You can look up on the internet, but if you get pregnant what you eat goes to fetus w developing organs. Important time to be organic. Raw veges can be gas producing, which may not be comfortable w pregnancy, but organics important for fetus & when U R breast feeding. Also Non-Org meat full of Hormones. Eat less but only Org ...Read more

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Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

You mean swallowing: Uncooked rice? Your teeth will be a hot mess and cracked. Please wash it and take powder off it. ...Read more

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Please help! when is it safe to start feeding baby raw peanuts?

Please help! when is it safe to start feeding baby raw peanuts?

Controversy: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology suggests that early introduction of highly allergenic foods such as peanuts may reduce children’s risk for developing food allergies. This is opposed to American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations of waiting until 3 years for peanuts. Discuss with child's doctor. ...Read more

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Does drinking milk after eating fish can cause vitiligo?

No such connection: No food i know of causes vitiligo regardless of the sequence or combinations. It is considered an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Is it true to not drink caffeine drinks or eat fish while pregnant? I thought fish would be healthy for the babys brain development.

Is it true to not drink caffeine drinks or eat fish while pregnant? I thought fish would be healthy for the babys brain development.

Mercury: The issue with fish is related to mercury poisoning. For most fish, it is fine, but avoid shark, swordfish, king mackerel, or tilefish because they contain high levels of mercury. The fda recommends no more than 2 meals (12oz) per week of fish low in mercury. Five of the most commonly eaten fish that are low in mercury are shrimp, canned light tuna, salmon, pollock, and catfish. ...Read more

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How can parsely be harmful to an unborn baby?

How can parsely be harmful to an unborn baby?

Contractions: It is avoided in pregnancy for two reasons, and both relate to large amounts, not amounts you would normally find on your dinner plate. First, parsley oil can stimulate contractions and historically was used as a first attempt abortive/inductive herb. Second, large amounts can lead to changes in fetal hemoglobin. While you do not have to avoid it in foods, avoid parsley oil and large amounts. ...Read more

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Does drinking soda and juice harm the baby if you are pregnant ?

Does drinking soda and juice harm the baby if you are pregnant ?

High calories: Soda and juice are high calorie and may lead to weight gain if you are drinking them a lot. There is no specific risks to the baby. Water is a better choice. ...Read more