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Is clams is good food?

Is clams is good food?

The good vs bad: Good: clams/mollusks are very low in saturated fat. They are also a good source of magnesium and manganese, and a very good source of vitamin b12, phosphorus, potassium, copper and selenium. The bad: this food is very high in sodium (salt) and so if u have hypertension and/or congestive heart failure, be careful. I am going to have some tomorrow--yum yum. Eat well, marisenriq72..Good luck. ...Read more

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Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Yes: For a pregnant woman, the parmesan cheese that she usually eats without problems, is also safe to eat during pregnancy. Parmesan is a "hard" cheese and has little risk for carrying listeria bacteria. Some of the "soft" cheeses, especially those that are not processed and not prepackaged, are more risky. It's best to avoid unpasteurized cheese and other unpasteurized dairy products. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat deli meat while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat deli meat while pregnant?

No: From the centers for disease control: "?do not eat hot dogs, luncheon meats, cold cuts, other deli meats (e.g., bologna), or fermented or dry sausages unless they are heated to an internal temperature of 165°f or until steaming hot just before serving." at http://www.Cdc.Gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/listeriosis/. ...Read more

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Is basa fish safe to eat?

Is basa fish safe to eat?

Bass fish?: If from a reliable source, bass fish is a good source of protein and omega 3 ... ...Read more

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Is hummus safe to eat while pregnant? Hummus is made with tahini.

Is hummus safe to eat while pregnant? Hummus is made with tahini.

Yes: That should be fine as long as you trust the source to be clean. Tahini is basically sesame paste. Foods specifically to avoid in pregnancy are soft cheeses, caffeinated products and deli meats. Minimize fish consumption as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat snails?

Helix pomatia: Yes, - it the particular type of snail is edible, cleaned and then cooked properly. ...Read more

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Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Yes: All meat, poultry and fish should be eaten cooked; no raw or undercooked food. In addition, while preparing food, make sure to separate food items and clean all surfaces. Lastly, try to limit the consumption of predator fishes, like swordfish & tuna. ...Read more

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Is raw milk safe in pregnancy?

Is raw milk safe in pregnancy?

Want healthy BB ?: Babies can become infected with listeriosis,a germ that causes abortions in cattle and humans or neonatal meningitis. There are a multitude of other germs that can be passed to you ar baby or both.The novelty & supposed benefits of "raw" milk place you in the same era of health as the colonists.They seldom named their babies until a year of age because so many died of these diseases in infancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume herbs uncooked?

Is it safe to consume herbs uncooked?

That depends....: ....On the herb. If you eat a salad containing things like lettuce and celery, you are eating uncooked herbs. Clearly, that's not only safe, but healthy. There are, however, many herbaceous plants that are not only not safe, but could be potentially fatal if you eat them. Common examples are rhubarb leaves, bleeding hearts, lily of the valley, and larkspur. If you're not sure, don't eat it. ...Read more

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Is shrimp paste safe for pregnant?

Yes : Cooking sauces such as this are fine to eat if you you like it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat raw oysters while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat raw oysters while pregnant?

No raw shellfish: Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked. Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid any fish or shellfish that are obtained from areas near industrial pollution. Avoid smoked seafood. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel, big eye & ahi tuna & orange roughy. & tilefish. ...Read more

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Is It safe to eat lobster while pregnant?

Is It safe to eat lobster while pregnant?

Generally - yes: The mercury content is not particularly high. Insure that it is fully cooked incase there are any parasites. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat seafood while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat seafood while pregnant?

Yes: Higher levels of mercury are found in certain types of seafood. Seafood to avoid in pregnancy include tilefish, swordfish, king mackerel, and shark. Other seafood should be limited to 6-12 ounces per week. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat cooked shrimp in pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat cooked shrimp in pregnancy?

Yes: Ok unless you are allergic to shellfish, then avoid them. Also: Seafood can be a great source of protein, and the omega-3 fatty acids in many fish can promote your baby's brain and eye development. However, some fish and shellfish contain potentially dangerous levels of mercury. Too much mercury could harm your baby's developing nervous system. The bigger and older the fish, the more mercury it's likely to contain. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourage pregnant women to avoid: Swordfish Shark King mackerel Tilefish So what's safe? Some types of seafood contain little mercury. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend 8 to 12 ounces — two average meals — of seafood a week for pregnant women. Consider: Shrimp Salmon Pollock Catfish Anchovies Trout However, limit albacore tuna and tuna steak to no more than 6 ounces (170 grams) a week ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat shellfish while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat shellfish while pregnant?

Yes: The major concern with seafood in pregnancy is mercury content which is just not very high in shellfish. Tuna and swordfish are the variety most associated with high mercury content. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat sushi while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat sushi while pregnant?

No: All foods consumed during pregnancy should be well cooked to reduce the risk for infection. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat sushi while pregnant.?

Is it safe to eat sushi while pregnant.?

Raw fish?: A pregnant woman "can" eat sushi, but it is safer to eat other foods instead of sushi. One reason is the mercury in fish. A person who eats more than 2 servings of fish a week may be taking in too much mercury. A second reason is that sushi often has uncooked seafood in it. Uncooked seafood can contain live viruses, bacteria, and parasites; but cooking the food usually kills those things. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat cooked red snapper while pregnant?

Where was it caught?: According to the fda red snapper normally has moderate to low mercury levels. However, studies are now being done on fish from the gulf of mexico where mercury levels in some fish are more elevated. ...Read more