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What foods to not eat while pregnant?

What foods to not eat while pregnant?

Check FDA webpage: This link to the fda's website about food safety in pregnancy summarizes how to avoid listeria, mercury and toxoplasma: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/foodborneillnesscontaminants/peopleatrisk/ucm081819.Htm. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What foods not to eat when pregnant?

What foods not to eat when pregnant?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to not eat while pregnant at restaurant?

What to not eat while pregnant at restaurant?

Nothing raw: Nothing which may be infected: no raw food, sushi, fresh cheeses that are not pasteurized, such as feta or mozzarella, some cold cuts, raw eggs, etc. Also no alcohol! ...Read more

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What to eat and not to eat while pregnant at home?

What to eat and not to eat while pregnant at home?

Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet is recommended in pregnancy with all food groups represented. Typical weight gain in pregnancy for a average weight woman is 20-30 lbs for the pregnancy. There are many websites which have further guidance on specifics of well balanced diet in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

Junk food: Junk food is defined as none nutritional food that can offer little or no value to a growing fetus. Food from the four basic food groups concentrating on fruit and vegetables is a preferable. ...Read more

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What foods not to eat when pregnant with twins?

What foods not to eat when pregnant with twins?

See below: There's nothing specifically to avoid. Eat what you're hungry for. Have a target weight of 30-35 lb. Or there about. ...Read more

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What to eat and what not to eat while pregnant and breast feeding?

What to eat and what not to eat while pregnant and breast feeding?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What not to eat when you pregnant girlfriend is hungry?

What not to eat when you pregnant girlfriend is hungry?

Junk Food: Junk food produces "more junk in her trunk", but does not help the fetus grow like fruits and vegetables. Sodas, candies, chips, etc. Should not be on the "cafeteria line" for the fetus to consume. ...Read more

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What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

Specific Needs: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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What can I not eat when pregnant if vegan?

What can I not eat when pregnant if vegan?

Facts: If you have become a vegan out of revulsion for factory farming of animals (which bothers me as well), then i admire you. But you must realize that if you do not know exactly what you are doing, you are certain to ruin your health. Your food choices do not change when you are pregnant, and you owe it both to yourself and your unborn child to get with a sympathetic scientific physician to guide u. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Diet- pregnancy: There really is no specific diet during pregnancy. A healthy and well-balanced diet is essential rich in protein, multivitamins esp folic acid, calcium, magnesium and other essential minerals. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat while you're pregnant?

What are good foods to eat while you're pregnant?

A balanced diet: If you skipped the nutrition class in elementary school, there are four basic food groups from which we derive nutrients. Namely, dairy, fruits and vegetables, meats, breads, grains and cereals. The most important in the "food pyramid" to eat during pregnancy are the fruits and vegetable by serving dosages. More details? Ask your OB MD who can connect you with a Nutritionist. ...Read more

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Wht food not to eat while syphilis?

Wht food not to eat while syphilis?

No restrictions: There is no dietary restrictions for patients with syphilis. ...Read more

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What not to eat when you are pregnant beside fish?

What not to eat when you are pregnant beside fish?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to eat and not eat while pregnant on a trip?

What to eat and not eat while pregnant on a trip?

No change: If you are traveling in the us your diet can be the same as if you are at home. While you are traveling abroad, i would recommend maintaining a well balanced diet but would be smart about where you get your food. Reputable resturants are likely fine where as street vendors in foreign counties may be less certain. As in all pregnancies, avoidance of intake or raw risk and meats is ill advised. ...Read more

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Is a baby diet what you're supposed to eat when you are pregnant?

Is a baby diet what you're supposed to eat when you are pregnant?

Healthy diet: A pregnant woman should follow a healthful balanced diet. It is sometimes difficult to find time to make all the foods that are recommended. However, a visit to a nutritionist or a site recommended by an OB provider can make it easier to plan ahead and buy and prepare healthy foods. There are prenatal care guides that obs follow for determining the correct number of calories. ...Read more

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What foods aren't you supposed to eat when you're pregnant?

What foods aren't you supposed to eat when you're pregnant?

A balanced diet: Back in early elementary school most of the students were taught the essentials of a balanced diet in a "nutrition" class. This included intake from the four basic food groups, fruits and vegetables, dairy, meats, grain(bread, cereals, etc.) The serving doses have now been weighted to fruits & vegetables as most important. Your developing fetus benefits from the above, and minimize fast foods. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat really spicy food when pregnant?

Is it safe to eat really spicy food when pregnant?

Sure : Other than giving you heartburn spicy food is fine. Your baby is not sharing the food you eat with you. ...Read more

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What to do about food I shouldn't eat when pregnant?

What to do about food I shouldn't eat when pregnant?

Avoid them: But if you are asking about which foods to avoid they are things like: uncooked/undercook meat/fish, unpasteurized dairy/juices, lunch meats, raw sprouts, alcohol, and limit caffeine intake. ...Read more

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What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

Avoid: Avoid deli meats & imported soft cheeses (listeria), raw meat (steak tartar), raw fish(sushi), raw shellfish, things made with raw eggs (salmonella), pate & refrigerated smoke seafood that is not subsequently cooked. No unwashed vegetables or fruit. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more