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Doctor insights on: Eating Eggplant During Pregnancy

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Is eggplant safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is eggplant safe to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Eggplant consumption during pregnancy is okay. However, since eggplant contains oxalates, consuming an excess of eggplant with an underlying history of kidney or gall bladder disease could lead to problems, so be careful. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Is it safe to eat eggplant during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat eggplant during pregnancy?

Yes: In some traditional cultures--haiti & japan- eggplant is not permitted during pregnancy. There is no scientific reason for this & many do eat it. Be sure to eat it cooked as raw eggplant is not very digestible. Do avoid undercooked animal foods, rare meat, raw oysters, clams, sushi, unpasteurized milk, raw eggs, raw cookie or cake dough. These are truly unsafe. ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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Is eating yam during early pregnancy is safe?

Is eating yam during early pregnancy is safe?

Diet: Most people eating yams actually are eating sweet potatoes. Yams which are more yellow in color inside, are a source of phytoestrogen like soy beans and soy products are. If something is part of your diet, it usually is fine as opposed to its you're only dietary item. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

It expands: Eating raw rice is probably not the cleanest idea and since the cooking process kills off germs. Also it expands a lot when it absorbs water in your stomach and could make you feel quite ill. I recommend cooking it first. ...Read more

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What do you suggest for eating deli turkey during pregnancy?

What do you suggest for eating deli turkey during pregnancy?

Deli meat in pregnan: Heat it up. Deli meet can potentially carry Listeria Monocytogenese which crossed the placenta and can infect the fetus. The heat will kill the bacteria ...Read more