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What are good foods to eat while you're pregnant?

What are good foods to eat while you're pregnant?

A balanced diet: If you skipped the nutrition class in elementary school, there are four basic food groups from which we derive nutrients. Namely, dairy, fruits and vegetables, meats, breads, grains and cereals. The most important in the "food pyramid" to eat during pregnancy are the fruits and vegetable by serving dosages. More details? Ask your OB MD who can connect you with a Nutritionist. ...Read more

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What's a good breakfast to eat while pregnant?

What's a good breakfast to eat while pregnant?

Keep it simple: A healthy breakfast is good whether you are pregnant or not, so minimize the sugars and fats and go easy on caffeine. Congratulations! ...Read more

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What food , fruits, vegetables are good to eat during diet to get flat stomach while breastfeeding?

What food , fruits, vegetables are good to eat during diet to get flat stomach while breastfeeding?

Your diet won't work: you must exercise to become physically fit--more important than y9ur diet. Learn how to eat healthy. Be sure you do not have vitamin D deficiency. ...Read more

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What foods to eat while pregnant for healthy children?

What foods to eat while pregnant for healthy children?

Well balanced diet: Eat a well balanced diet, including lots of fruits and vegetables, plenty of fluids, a source of protein and iron, and calcium. Limit caffeine and drink no alcohol. ...Read more

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What kind of healthy foods should I eat to avoid taking prenatal vitamins while trying to conceive?

What kind of healthy foods should I eat to avoid taking prenatal vitamins while trying to conceive?

Folic acid: The most important part of prenatal vitamins is folic acid which you can get from green leafy vegetables. Still, it is hard to get enough just from diet, so you should be on vitamins, at least folic acid. ...Read more

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What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

Specific Needs: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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Can I gave birth to a healthy baby if i dont eat fruits and vegetables?

Can I gave birth to a healthy baby if i dont eat fruits and vegetables?

Probably: You probably can if you take prenatal vitamins. Can you eat at least 1 serving a day? Do you really eat NO fruits or vegetables? I am not a person who likes those either but when I was pregnant I made myself eat healthier. Talk to your doctor or nutritionist (if available) to come up with the healthiest possible plan for your pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to eat healthier but I am allergic to fruits and vegetables?

How to eat healthier but I am allergic to fruits and vegetables?

Try others: There are many types of fruits and vegetables. See an allergist for specific (&easy) skin testing ---then you can hopefully find some you can eat. ...Read more

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10 weeks pregnant. Grains n veggies make me nausea. Can only eat a cup rice/day.But I do eat lot fruits, snacks, milk, n taking prenatal suplements. Ok?

10 weeks pregnant. Grains n veggies make me nausea. Can only eat a cup rice/day.But I do eat lot fruits, snacks, milk, n taking prenatal suplements. Ok?

1st trimester nausea: The first trimester can be difficult due to nausea, vomiting and fatigue. Once the bhcg hormone levels plateau and begin to decrease, your symptoms will improve for the overwhelming majority of patients. Your tastes will change throughout your pregnancy. With adequate calories and pnv, you should be fine. ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and eat low fat balanced diet and wonder if ok to eat peanut butter for protein or better to just eat nuts instead?

I am vegetarian and eat low fat balanced diet and wonder if ok to eat peanut butter for protein or better to just eat nuts instead?

Vegetarian Diet: I commend you for being Vegetarian and eating low fat balanced diet for Good Health. Do not feel deprived of Pleasures of foods what you enjoy including peanut butter and peanuts. Have balanced diet of 1500 Cal/day. Eat small portions Be aware of impulses, frustration, boredom, loneliness, or any unpleasant feeling leading to eat which you later regret. Health is Wealth! ...Read more

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Can I eat only fruits and veggies while breastfeeding ?

Can I eat only fruits and veggies while breastfeeding ?

No: You could and should eat a balanced diet including all food groups. Stay away from spicy foods, foods that make you gassy and carbonated drinks, as well as liquor. Keep the diet bland, and healthy. ...Read more

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What are healthy nutritious lo cal foods to eat while breastfeeding?

What are healthy nutritious lo cal foods to eat while breastfeeding?

Fruit and Veggies: Almost any fresh fruit or vegetable should meet your criteria. ...Read more

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Can you eat breakfast sausage while pregnant?

Can you eat breakfast sausage while pregnant?

Yes: if you have a craving for breakfast sausages you can eat it. There is absolutely no harm. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat foods rich in vitamin a while pregnant. Foods like carrot, sweet potatoes etc. Thank you.?

Is it safe to eat foods rich in vitamin a while pregnant. Foods like carrot, sweet potatoes etc. Thank you.?

Yes: You are concerned about the birth defect warning for carotenoid containing medications like retinol cream. The concentration of product in these is high and thus the risk. The amount of vitamin a in all vegetable foods and the the of vitamin a in these foods is easily handled properly by your digestive and metabolism systems so there is no harm to the developing fetus. ...Read more

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If i take a multi-vitamin every day, will i be getting enough vitamins/nutrients to stay fairly healthy? I also eat unhealthy food.

If i take a multi-vitamin every day, will i be getting enough vitamins/nutrients to stay fairly healthy? I also eat unhealthy food.

Maybe: It depends if the vitamins are being absorbed by your body. Check that the product you are using is nsf certified. Key issues: if what they say it's on the label is on the bottle and if it is bioavailable..This means that your body is able to absorb it and use it.I use juice plus which is more than a multivitamin as it contains vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients. www.drbarretojuiceplus.com. ...Read more

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I am planning to eat healthy and loose weight what vegetables can I eat foods that are low in calories and keep me healthy?

I am planning to eat healthy and loose weight what vegetables can I eat foods that are low in calories and keep me healthy?

Eat real food: If your food existed 75 years ago then it is probably healthy. Don't eat foods with more than 5 ingredients despite health claims on the box. Almost any vegetable is healthy and low in calories. Fruits may have high calories but the benefits outweigh the downsides. Don't over indulge. Eat a goodsize breakfast, medium lunch and a small dinner and the pounds will come off. Stop eating out! ...Read more

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What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

Foods for diabetic: Yes kiwi is ok. Try to keep carbs on low side see book the glucose solution, green leafty vegetables. Eat protein e.g. Wild caught salmon, poultry, lean beef, nuts, eggs. Some fats are ok, organic virgin olive oil, a little organic butter. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Passion Flower: Passion flower is not recommended during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most fine in : Moderation. Large amounts of fresh pineapple (contains bromelain) may soften the cervix ; stimulate smooth muscle contraction. However many women eat pineapple through out pregnancy without issues. Passion flower is not recommended by some during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus). ...Read more

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What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

All fresh fruit!: Pregnant women can safely consume all fresh (preferably organic) fruits and vegetables provided they wash them well with clean uncontaminated water and are not allergic to them. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus talk to nutritionist about the amount and type of fruits to consume. Don't overdo it with carrots/tomatoes because they can cause hypervitaminosis a - a potential teratogen. ...Read more

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Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, i ate a bit what will happen now?

Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, i ate a bit  what will happen now?

Untrue: This is an urban legend. There is no contraindication to ingesting passion fruit or the seeds during pregnancy. In fact, during your pregnancy is when it is most important to be eating fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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The last 3 days everytime i eat anything, including fruit i feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

The last 3 days everytime i eat anything, including fruit i feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

Either: It depends on your history. If you think you might be, then you should check with a home pregnancy test. If your symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dragon Fruit: Dragon fruit (pitahaya or pitaya) which is native to south ; central america is a healthy food to eat during pregnancy. A 100 gram serving contains 1 mg of fiber, 1 mg of iron as well as magnesium, potassium ; calcium. It also contains vit c ; b vitamins. It is a rich source of lycopene (helps to lower blood pressure ; helps to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Can I eat pomegranate in pregnancy. .as m 6 mnths pregnant and eating this fruit since 4th of pregnancy. And worried now....

Can I eat pomegranate in pregnancy. .as m 6 mnths pregnant and eating this fruit since 4th of pregnancy.  And worried now....

You can: During pregnancy, you only need about 300 extra calories each day in your second and third trimesters. However, you also need more of a number of essential nutrients, and it is best to get these extra calories from nutrient-dense foods rather than supplements. Pomegranates can also provide a number of nutrition and health benefits during pregnancy. ...Read more

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The last 3 days everytime i eat anything i feel nautious. Even fruit, could this just be a bug? Or is it time for a pregnancy test?

The last 3 days everytime i eat anything i feel nautious. Even fruit, could this just be a bug? Or is it time for a pregnancy test?

Yes, pregnancy test: Any time you think you might be pregnant, it's best to check. There are lots of reasons to be nauseated, including a "bug", an ulcer, food poisoning, gallbladder problems, new medication, etc, but you want to know if you are pregnant, as soon as possible. If the test is negative, and you continue to be nauseated, it's important that you be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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9 weeks & 2 days pregnant and can't eat anything only things I can eat hot dogs, Bologna, and pizza and some fruit and yogurt what should I do?

9 weeks & 2 days pregnant and can't eat anything only things I can eat hot dogs,  Bologna, and pizza and some fruit and yogurt what should I do?

List of treatments: Suck on lemon drops. Drink 2-3 ounces of lemonade or ginger ale (flat) every 15 minutes. Salty foods ( soups, pretzels, crackers) may be tolerated better. Ginger Snaps Eat small frequent meals Avoid fatty, fried and spicy foods. Sea bands Med: Doxylamine Succinate (Brand name: Unisom ½ tab daily or two times daily and Vitamin B6 (may take up to 100 mg daily and may take in divided doses). ...Read more

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Hi...I am 6 weeks pregnant..Can i eat papaya(fruit)??

Hi...I am 6 weeks pregnant..Can i eat papaya(fruit)??

Sure: It is very healthy as are most fruits and can be a good part of a healthy diet. Best wishes for a healthy pregnancy. Your concern suggests that you'll be a great mom! ...Read more

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Hi..I am 6 weeks pregnant..i wanted to know if i can eat papaya(fruit)?

If you aren't: allergic & it is appropriately ripe - yes. A cup of papaya is only 55 calories and contains 2.5 grams of dietary fiber. ...Read more