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Can you eat spinach artichoke dip while pregnant?

Can you eat spinach artichoke dip while pregnant?

Depends on recipe: During pregnancy you are supposed to avoid soft cheeses: feta, brie, camembert, blue-veined cheeses and mexican style cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and panela that do not state they are pasteurized as these cheeses can harbor listeria which can increase your risk for preterm labor, miscarriage and stillbirth. If there's no soft cheese used to make the dip, your ok.

Dr. James Lin
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I'm pregnant. Can I eat spinach and artichoke dip?

I'm pregnant. Can I eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Should be okay.: While you are pregnant, you should avoid eating anything that could potentially be contaminated with bacteria. This includes raw or undercooked meat, shellfish, and eggs; also avoid unpasteurized milk or cheese. Spinach and artichoke dip should be okay as long as it has been prepared properly.

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Can you eat spinach and artichoke dip when pregnant?

Can you eat spinach and artichoke dip when pregnant?

Way of preparation: In general, it's not so much the food itself, but the way it was prepared. Anything that has not been exposed to heat for a period of time enough to kill bacteria, could potentially lead to an infection of mom and the baby. Salmonella and listeriosis in particular are a constant latent threat to pregnant womens' health.

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Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Yes: A medium artichoke has only 64 calories w 10.3 grams of fiber. It also contains 50 mg of magnesium, 25 mg of calcium, 0.73 mg of zinc, 0.152 mg of copper, 88 mg of phosphorus, 8.9 mg of vitamin c, 1.3 mg of niacin, 107 mcg of folate, (folic acid) 16 iu of vitamin a, 17.8 mcg of vitamin k, etc.

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Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

In researching this: Found that it was recommended that pregnant women don't eat artichoke leaf extract simply because the effect on a fetus isn't known. However, artichokes were described as a healthy source of folate, (folic acid) fiber, choline & magnesium in pregnancy.

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Can a 9 month old eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Can a 9 month old eat spinach and artichoke dip?

Don't waste it: Infants have a poorly developed sense of taste, and no memory of savory foods, so many of the things you appreciate are wasted on a kid that couldn't care less. These complex mixtures are a real problem for food reactions, since it is a mixture of many components. If he breaks out or falls apart, you won't know which part is to blame. Stick with simple foods, and don't be in a rush.

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Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Spinach dip: The spinach is cooked so that should be fine. Is cheese used for this particular recipe? Don't eat food that has sat out without refrigeration for too long.

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Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dips?: If you mean cheese dip, salsa, etc...Yes, they are safe. What have you heard about these that made you ask the question?

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About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?

About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?

Photosensitive plant: Photosensitivity can also result from touching or eating other plants, including celery, dill, fennel, fig, lime, parsley, and parsnip, as well as arnica, artichoke, chrysanthemum, dandelion, lettuce, endive, marigold, and sunflower.4, 5 lest you swear off gardening or salads altogether, be aware that most people do not react to these plants. Essential oils of plants may be more problematic

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Dx w/ contact allergy to asteraceae fam of plants (lettuce, artichoke, sunflower, dandelion). Should I also not eat even if no prob noticed in past?

Dx w/ contact allergy to asteraceae fam of plants (lettuce, artichoke, sunflower, dandelion). Should I also not eat even if no prob noticed in past?

Food allergy: Patch test is used to diagnose contact allergy. If what you say is correct, you must have food patch testing, but not food prick testing. Food patch test is used to help diagnose immune cell mediated food allergy. If you ate those before without problems, you can eat those foods again. Testing for food allergy should only be done when patient is suspected to have food allergy related symptoms.

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Is it ok to eat pop rocks when your pregnant?

Is it ok to eat pop rocks when your pregnant?

Occasionally: Pop Rocks are a sugary candy, and should be avoided, just like all sugary candies. Occasionally eating it as a treat is fine. The carbon dioxide in Pop Rocks, that gives them that sensation, is of no medical importance regardless of whether a person is pregnant or not.

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Is it ok to eat really spicy chips when pregnant?

Is it ok to eat really spicy chips when pregnant?

Yes: Studies have shown that spicy foods are in the mouth of the beholder. The sensation of spicy is due to an enzyme. This is a genetic thing. Spicy foods don't burn your stomach or affect the baby.

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Is it ok to eat lambs kidney when pregnant..

Is it ok to eat lambs kidney when pregnant..

Don't see why not: Make sure it's fresh and well cooked but there is nothing about that which is problematic.

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Is it ok to eat pork during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat pork during pregnancy?

As: Far as its a reputable source and its cooked to temperature as recommended.

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Is it ok to eat red snapper during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat red snapper during pregnancy?

Yes: Safe fish using pregnancy:, including bass, catfish, clams, cod, crab, croaker, flounder, freshwater perch, haddock, herring, lobster, mackerel, marlin, ocean perch, orange roughy, oysters, halibut, pollack, red snapper, salmon, scallops, shrimp, and sole. For more details... http://babyfit. Sparkpeople. Com/articles. Asp? Id=207.

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Is it ok to eat soft cheeses during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat soft cheeses during pregnancy?

Read label: You need to eat only pasteurized cheeses during pregnancy. Check the label to ensure that the cheeses you are eating are in fact pasteurized.

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