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Pregnant and going to pf changs. Can I eat crab wontons?

Pregnant and going to pf changs. Can I eat crab wontons?

Yes: Yes but look at the calories and salt content and you may want to change your order. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Why can't pregnant women eat crab?

Why can't pregnant women eat crab?

The new FDA and EPA: guidelines published last summer, 2014, say: yes, it is ok. One might think that scavengers--like crab, and, yes lobtster, might have higher levels from what they scavenge,but it turns out that only the big fish predators at the top of the fish-eat-fish food chain really concentrate all that methyl-mercury (from our coal-burning power plants). Recent data is best, as we continue to contaminate. ...Read more

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Can 5 months pregnant ladies eat crab?

Can 5 months pregnant ladies eat crab?

Yes: Two 8-12 ounce servings of crab a week should be fine. The concern would be mercury exposure, which should be low with most shellfish. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 29 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I would like to know if pregnant women can eat imitation crab???

Hi I'm 29 weeks and 5 days pregnant. I would like to know if pregnant women can eat imitation crab???

YESImitation is made: from Pollock. FDA guidelines on seafood: Scavengers like crab and lobtster actually have low levels. Only the predators at the top of the fish-eat-fish food chain concentrate methyl-mercury (from our coal-burning power plants) to dangerous levels. Recent data is best, as we continue to contaminate. Several have a max/wk. See http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Metals/ucm393070 ...Read more

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How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

Sushi & pregnancy.: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat crab legs?

Crabs are fine, must: Be cooked . Their mercury level is low. 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. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat crab legs and clams/muscles?

Can pregnant women eat crab legs and clams/muscles?

The new FDA and EPA: guidelines published in 2014 say it is ok. Scavengers like crab and lobtster actually have low levels.Only the predators at the top of the fish-eat-fish food chain concentrate methyl-mercury (from our coal-burning power plants) to dangerous levels. Recent data is best, as we continue to contaminate. Several have a max/wk. http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Metals/ucm393070.htm ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat crab legs during pregnancy? I'm 6 months 1 week and craving crab legs

Is it okay to eat crab legs during pregnancy? I'm 6 months 1 week and craving crab legs

Go for it!: No problem, go for it, it's better than an ice cream craving during pregnancy and healthier. ...Read more

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If preganant is okay to eat crab cakes?

If preganant is okay to eat crab cakes?

Yes: Crabs normally have a fairly low mercury level. But they need to be properly cooked. ...Read more