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What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

See this link : Here is a link to the ACOG patient info page on nutrition in pregnancy: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq001.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20140528T0843536016 ...Read more

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Is spicry food ok to eat in pregnancy?

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Is spicry food ok to eat in pregnancy?

Yes: Spicy food during pregnancy can aggravate heartburn, particularly as the pregnancy progresses. Heartburn can be a problem in pregnancy and certain foods can make that worse. Spicy foods will not harm the baby. ...Read more

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Best super foods to eat during pregnancy? Best vitamins besides pre natal to take? Best things in general to help your baby during pregnency?

Best super foods to eat during pregnancy? Best vitamins besides pre natal to take? Best things in general to help your baby during pregnency?

Hello....: There is not such a thing as super-foods during pregnancy or better vitamins than pre-natal. Want to help your baby? Be happy, calm, enjoy life, worry less ...Read more

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Is it healthy to eat dark chocolate early in the morning (even for breakfast)?

Go for it!: Health is affected by what foods you eat and how much. When you eat anything makes no difference. In past history in Europe and the Americas (and maybe elsewhere) strong cocoa was a common breakfast drink. If you like chocolate in the morning, feel free! ...Read more

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What are some healthy foods to eat to promote a positive lifestyle?

What are some healthy foods to eat to promote a positive lifestyle?

Aim for at least 5: Servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. Make it a goal to eat fresh, organic produce of varied colors. All of these different colored foods carry varied enzymes. ...Read more

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Can i eat cinnamon. What are foods that are best.For me to eat in the first trimester?

Can i eat cinnamon. What are foods that are best.For me to eat in the first trimester?

Spices: Just eating a well balanced diet in general is your best bet supplemented with a prenatal vitamin and possibly extra folic acid. Cinnamon is used in alot of processed foods like cereal, cookies, etc. I know of no restrictions on eating foods that contain cinnamon in pregnancy. However, there are lots of old wives tales out there regarding spices and other foods. ...Read more

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What are the best nutrition foods to eat in order to get pregnant?

What are the best nutrition foods to eat in order to get pregnant?

Healthy: A healthy well balanced diet that includes lean protein, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, whole grains. Try to avoid processed foods- they can affect your Insulin level. Try to stay away from too many saturated fats. Unsaturated fats are healthier. Try to eat complex carbohydrates as 60% of your diet. Protein as 20% and try to limit fat to 20% of your diet. ...Read more

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Is mash good to eat during a pregnancy and why?

Is mash good to eat during a pregnancy and why?

Mash is ok: Mash (mashed potatoes) is high in starch and a good source of energy. Several pregnant women have nausea, especially during the first trimester. Mash is easy on the stomach and can be a good thing to eat when nothing else is tolerated. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Sure: Soybeans are ok for consumption. There are no restrictions on spicy food in pregnancy. Spicy for can make heartburn worse but it is not dangerous ...Read more

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Iam 5 week pregnant. foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Iam 5 week pregnant. foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Pregnancy diet: Balanced diet .Wash all vegetables. Prenatal vitamins. Avoid smoked, uncooked meats(deli)/poultry/seafood ,rare meats- could harbor bacteria( listeria).Fish high in mercury. Fresh,washed, greens- there have been infections in bagged salads. Rarely listeria has been in soft unprocessed/pasturized cheese and ice cream. Avoid alcohol. Discuss with doc www.americanpregnancy.org/foods-to-avoid ...Read more

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My BP is 130/90 is it safe to eat garlic in pregnancy to avoid further hypertensive problems ? Can we eat garlic in pregnancy

My BP is 130/90 is it safe to eat garlic in pregnancy to avoid further hypertensive problems ? Can we eat garlic in pregnancy

Probably safe: If not done excessively, it should be safe to eat garlic during pregnancy just like any other fruit or vegetable. Discuss further with your obstetrician. Continue to monitor your blood pressure with your physician. Benefits of treatment should be weighed against risks during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Food: I dont know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat a vegetarian diet in pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat a vegetarian diet in pregnancy?

Yes: A vegetarian diet is perfectly acceptable in pregnancy. You should monitor your diet to make sure you are getting enough protein from other sources like beans, eggs, diary products and nuts. As with nonvegetarians you should take a daily prenatal vitamin and a calcium supplement. ...Read more

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