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Is It Safe To Eat Frozen Yogurt During Pregnancy
Yes: Decreasing the amount of harmful chemicals and pesticides during pregnancy is a good idea, however some foods are not exposed to the same level of chemicals as others. Those without thick a protective outer cover are more susceptible during the growing process and therefore require more chemicals and pesticides e.g. Blueberries, strawberries. See this link for further info: http://www. Foodnews. Org/. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it is probably ok. As you probably have seen, the biggest concern with fish is that there may be high levels of mercury, which can potentially be harmful. It may be helpful to check with your local food agency because mercury levels in fish are rated, for example albacore tuna and swordfish from the Gulf of Mexico are rated at higher mercury levels. Depends on where the fish comes from. ...Read more
Is it safe to eat homemade egg fried rice during pregnancy? I made it fresh & piping hot thoroughly cooked with a little soy sauce & veggies? 35wks preg
Yes, very safe:
There is a very small risk of salmonella (a bacteria) from undercooked eggs but cooking thoroughly eliminates that risk. Eggs are one of the healthiest foods to eat, esp. In pregnancy, but I strongly advise choosing organic/pastured eggs when possible.
See https://www. Foodsafety. Gov/risk/pregnant/chklist_pregnancy. Html ...Read more
Is it safe to eat pistachios and mix dried fruit and nuts mix during pregnancy? Is there any risks to baby? I’m in my Third trimester
Third trimester diet: What you have described is in general very safe, especially in the third trimester. There are virtually no risks to the fetus under normal consumption standards. ...Read more
NO: Shark is one of the types of fish that has the highest mercury content, and the EPA advises pregnant women to avoid Shark along with Swordfish, King Mackerel, and Tilefish. Websites from the EPA and HHS can give you more information about the safety of fish in pregnancy, as can your obstetrician. ...Read more
Yes: There is no reason to avoid cantalope. ...Read more
Is eating the Greek food Saganaki (fried Kasseri Cheese) safe to eat during pregnancy? I have read it's unpasteurized.
Mixed signals, here: As I imagine you have discovered, this question is a conundrum. General pregnancy advice is to avoid soft, unpasteurized cheeses in pregnancy. While Kasseri is unpasteurized, it is hard and there are many anecdotal reports about eating it safely in pregnancy. The CDC does not include kasseri in its list of cheese to avoid when pregnant:queso fresco/blanco/panela; brie; Camembert; blue-veined; feta ...Read more
In moderation: Are you thinking about Maple Syrup Disease? It is due to a genetic condition. Maple syrup on pancakes sounds delicious (in moderation). ...Read more
Yes: Should be fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe to eat yogurt during pregnancy? We have known that it contains live cultures and bacteria.
Being Pregnant: Yes. Of course. Can you imagine how many pregnant females eat yogurt every day in the world and are just fine? ...Read more
I am 17 weeks pregnant and wanting to eat yogurt. Can I eat yogurt that has pectin in it? Is pectin as an additive safe during pregnancy?
Catfish: Catfish is safe for consumption. All fish is is safe it is the amount that is the concern. Fish that are high in mercury (Swordfish, Shark) should be eaten in limited amounts. ...Read more
Is Fage greek yogurt safe during pregnancy? It lists pasteurized milk as an ingredient but wanted to make sure as I am currently pregnant.
Yes in newer data: In 2008 some data suggested heavy nut diet in pregnancy might increase childhood asthma in those under 8 years but large danish study contradicted this information. Pregnant moms who ate peanuts regularly had children with 21-34 % reduced rate asthma compared with kids whose mom's had eaten no nuts during pregnancy. Interesting, eh? Eat nuts! Less asthma says newest research. ...Read more
Yes: Soy eaten in healthy amounts and in the freshest preparation and in moderation is probably fine. It has been listed as a controversial food. So if in doubt, communication with your ob-gyn would be helpful. ...Read more
In some traditional cultures--haiti & japan- eggplant is not permitted during pregnancy. There is no scientific reason for this & many do eat it. Be sure to eat it cooked as raw eggplant is not very digestible.
Do avoid undercooked animal foods, rare meat, raw oysters, clams, sushi, unpasteurized milk, raw eggs, raw cookie or cake dough. These are truly unsafe. ...Read more
Yes, in moderation:
Several research studies have found ginger to be both safe ; effective in treating "morning sickness." in these studies the most common dose used was 250 mg 4 times a day. A good summary of the research can be found at http://www. Bastyrcenter. Org/content/view/631/ ; http://bit. Ly/1egsdzs
some authorities are concerned large doses could have adverse effects on the fetus so moderation is advised. ...Read more
Yes: Diet during pregnancy should contain lots of fruits and vegetables. These should be washed well to remove pesticides. Organically raised fruits and vegetables are safer. Cabbage is somewhat difficult to digest, and may cause some problems with the gallbladder or intestines. If it doesn't bother you, it is okay. Moderation is important. ...Read more
Yes: Although it is better to consume natural foods that. ...Read more
Yes: The healthiest people in the world eat a lot of fish. The benefits of dha on fetal brain development was actually observed in women who ate a lot of fish. There has never been any reported case of mercury poisoning from too much fish consumption in the United States. ...Read more
Safe and healthful: Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious of all foods, one of the best sources of protein and essential fatty acids and a good source of many vitamins and minerals. They are non-toxic and not only safe to eat in pregnancy but one of the healthiest foods you can eat. ...Read more
Yes: Any pasteurized milk cheese is ok. American cheese almost always falls into that category. Check the label. ...Read more
Butternut squash: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more