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Is it ok to eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to eat spicy foods while breastfeeding?

Sure: Mothers in all cultures eat the food native to their countries. I don't think those in mexico, greece, or thailand are eliminating anything from their diet. We know what a mom eats during breastfeeding flavors her milk to help the baby become accustomed to their native food. Some children can be fussy after certain foods, but mom's diet is blamed too much for a baby's fussiness. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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What if i gained 10 pounds during my 30 week of pregnancy. Is it ok? What kind of food shoulf i eat to lose a little bit of weight ?

What if i gained 10 pounds during my 30 week of pregnancy. Is it ok? What kind of food shoulf i eat to lose a little bit of weight ?

That is too much: Discuss with your OB , your OB can refer u to a pregnancy dietician, and u need to cut down on the carbs and salt , and eat higher protein, esp at night for dinner at the max wt gain should be 4 pounds in 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How unhealthy is it to eat spicy foods?

How unhealthy is it to eat spicy foods?

Tolerance/Habit: It is not harmful if you have grown up eating spicy food which is in some cultures, like indian, other asian like thiland, srilanka ad many others for those who are not used to it, it may be too much and may cause gastrointestinal symptoms like heartburn, cramps, diarrhea , burning when passing stools and hemorroids. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat spicy foods with nash?

Is it okay to eat spicy foods with nash?

Fat & alcohol bad...: Spicy foods don't cause nash. Alcohol, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity cause nash. Moderate your dietary fat and calorie intake, drop weight, control diabetes (if present), and lose the booze. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat when pregnant?

What are the best foods to eat when pregnant?

Whole foods: I always recommend a diet of whole foods ... Real food. Not food that comes out of a box or bag or package. Eat real meat and vegetables. A small amount of fruit. Dairy if you tolerate it. Lots of water. Cook and eat at home not at restaurants. :) ask around to find your local farmers and make friends with them! ...Read more

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What types of food should my pregnant wife eat?

What types of food should my pregnant wife eat?

Diet: All healthy foods and a balanced diet. No alcohol and only medications recommended by your MD. Prenatal vitamins daily. Foods to include vegetables, fruit and meat. Regular prenatal check ups to follow your weight, BP, urine and the growth and activity of your baby. ...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 are foods I should avoid and foods I should eat more of while pregnant?

What are foods I should avoid and foods I should eat more of while pregnant?

Avoid salt: Basic diet with balance of protein, fat & carbs - lots of fresh fruits and veggies avoid salt , canned or preserved foods - diet that allows for max weight gain of 20 lbs do not skip meals -. ...Read more