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Eating Olives During Pregnancy
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
I suppose: You can if you would like I am just not sure why you would want to. ...Read more
Ate oils like almond, avocado, macadamia, and olive safe for my skin and developing baby during pregnancy?
LIfe and pregnancy: Yes. Of course they are.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is the oil cleansing method (use of cold pressed castor oil and extra virgin olive oil topically on face) safe during pregnancy?
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe. ...Read more
Will applying olive oil on belly during pregnancy prevent stretch marks? Any other natural remedy?
Is it possible to crave food due to pregnancy at only 7dpo (days past ovulation)? Today I have been craving salty food like popcorn, olives and feta
Only if organic!: Eating grapes is very safe as long as they are organic. Grapes are third on the environmental working group's dirty dozen list of foods with the highest level of pesticide residues. I never eat grapes if they are not organic, even though they are one of my favorite foods. For more foods to avoid see http://www. Ewg. Org/foodnews/list. Php and http://drrandybaker. Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/. ...Read more
Very good: It is important to eat as healthily as possible while pregnant ; parsley is incredibly healthful as it is a rich source of phytonutrients as well as vitamins k, a ; c. It's esp. Beneficial to eat in the weeks before ; in early pregnancy as it is also a good source of folate, (folic acid) which prevents certain birth defects (more than foic acid). See http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice;dbid=100. ...Read more
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Fully cook meat: If your hot dog and sausage are fully cooked, these should be fine. ...Read more
Most Wt Gain is H2O: Where starting & goals? ↑↓muscle/fat/brain? Calories are units of heat to warm h20 as measured in a calorimeter, not by eating/digesting & routinely guessed at for ↓$, per usual practices. Study: wikipedia. Org/calorimeter, nusi. Org, lustig, taubes, attia, enig, dietdoctor & videos: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, why we get fat & my answers on healthtap. ...Read more
Is eating the Greek food Saganaki (fried Kasseri Cheese) safe to eat during pregnancy? I have read it's unpasteurized.
Mixed signals, here: As I imagine you have discovered, this question is a conundrum. General pregnancy advice is to avoid soft, unpasteurized cheeses in pregnancy. While Kasseri is unpasteurized, it is hard and there are many anecdotal reports about eating it safely in pregnancy. The CDC does not include kasseri in its list of cheese to avoid when pregnant:queso fresco/blanco/panela; brie; Camembert; blue-veined; feta ...Read more
What to do if I'm pregnant 4th month running and I want to know that, do eating pomegranate is good during pregnancy or not?
I've been eating healthily during my whole pregnancy but I also have a coffee (decaf) and chocolate everyday (100/150 gr of dark chocolate). Is it bad?
No, not at all: Caffeine, less than 200mg a day is definitely okay in pregnancy. New studies have come out saying so. Even american college of ob/gyn issued a statement recently stating that. One cup of coffee usually has around 90 and a shot of expresso, around 75mg. So you could easily have a double shot latte! Dark chocolate has health benefits and has even less caffeine. So you're definitely okay! ...Read more