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Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Yes, if pasteurized.: All pasteurized dairy products are safe in pregnancy, including blue cheese (roquefort). ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Bacteria, allergy: Certain cheeses have bacteria that may harm the pregnancy nuts were previously thought to induce an allergy in the newborn if consumed during pregnancy or breastfeeding; today this is not considered to be true hyopthesis. ...Read more

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I am lactose intollerant, however I am able to eat pizza that is made with fresh mozzarella vs regular cheese. Is there a difference in digestion?

I am lactose intollerant, however I am able to eat pizza that is made with fresh mozzarella vs regular cheese. Is there a difference in digestion?

Threshold issue: Most people, even those with lactose intolerance, have the ability to digest some lactose because they have some lactase enzyme activity. Exceed your threshold to eat pizza "cheese" and you pay for it with gas, bloating, diarrhea. Consume small amounts of lactose (below your lactase enzyme threshold) ; you're good to go. ...Read more

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Is cheddar cheese ok to eat during pregnancy?

Is cheddar cheese ok to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes. In general avoid soft cheeses ( brie, camembert, roquefort, feta, gorgonzola & mexican style cheeses) ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat microbial rennet in cheese during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat microbial rennet in cheese during pregnancy?

Pasteurized?: If the cheese is pasteurized, then it doesn't matter what form the cheese is in, the key question is pasteurization. Check the label and if it is, you should be okay. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Its ok to eat pinar cheese mixed with pinar milk?? Its a white cheese!! And im pregnant. 1 kg of pinar white cheese contain its pinar milk thank you

Its ok to eat pinar cheese mixed with pinar milk?? Its a white cheese!! And im pregnant. 1 kg of  pinar white cheese contain its pinar milk thank you

Pasteurized: I am not familiar with this type of cheese. You can check to see if it is pasteurized. The concern with soft, unpasteurized cheese is the risk of listeria. The risk is small but best to avoid unpasteurized cheese. ...Read more

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I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

Yes: Cravings are common in pregnancy, especially at the beginning. Hopefully this is not ALL you are eating, but there is no specific reason to worry. ...Read more