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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. Jeffrey Satinover
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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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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Is it ok to eat iron-fortified foods while breastfeeding?

Is it ok to eat iron-fortified foods while breastfeeding?

Yes: During breastfeeding, your baby takes all sort of nutrition out of you body and iron is one of them. To keep your iron stores good for your baby and breastfeeding, it is good to eat iron fortified foods. ...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 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 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 food to eat when breastfeeding for healthy milk?

What food to eat when breastfeeding for healthy milk?

Balanced diet/fluids: You have to have a balanced diet with enough proteins/carbs/fats and fluids, get extra 500 cals a day for a total of 200 cals a day.Avoid junk food and eat nutritios food whole grains fruits&vegetables diary, milk and yogurt, avoid if that makes baby fussy meat&proteins occasional treats. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat sugar-free foods while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat sugar-free foods while pregnant?

Safe: Sugar free foods are safe in pregnancy and with breastfeeding. As with many dietary concerns - moderation is key. You should have a well balanced diet through-out your pregnancy. ...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 are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

What are the best foods to eat and to avoid while breastfeeding?

Good balance: Eating healthy, well balanced meals is the best diet for breastfeeding (and for everyone for that matter!) be sure to eat a wide variety of foods; your baby is exposed to the different flavors thru the breastmilk so make sure you eat lots of veggies. Stay hydrated by drinking at least 64oz a day. Avoid highly refined and processed foods. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat fried foods while trying to gain muscle?

Is it ok to eat fried foods while trying to gain muscle?

You can but...: Much better to eat sauteed, grilled, or baked! less breading and fat. This is an overall health issue, not just gaining muscle. ...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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What are some foods I should avoid when trying to eat healthy?

What are some foods I should avoid when trying to eat healthy?

Top Fake Ingredients: 1.Genetically modified organisms 2.Hormones, antibiotics, pesticides 3.Partially hydrogenated fats 4.High-fructose corn syrup 5.Artificial colors, flavors and preservatives for more info read, what is real food? http://getrealforkids.com/resources/real-food/what-is-real-food#. ...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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Is it safe to eat foods with msg while pregnant?

Msg: Msg is considered safe to add in food products as per fda, however some people have reactions to msg including fast heartrate. ...Read more

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What are foods to eat while trying to lose weight?

What are foods to eat while trying to lose weight?

Many choices: Dieting is a long and difficult process you can do calories, carbohydrates or fats this should be under care of a physician you need to watch all of your body systems this would include blood tests and others as needed keeping the weight off is most difficult. ...Read more

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What five foods not to eat before running?

What five foods not to eat before running?

Heavy foods: Best not to eat heavy foods including greasy/fatty high protein (especially if large serving size) large portions usually acidic foods bother people (oj, tomato juice, citrus fruit) physically hard foods (such as nuts). ...Read more

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What can I eat when breastfeeding for healthy milk?

What can I eat when breastfeeding for healthy milk?

Balanced diet+500Cal: Awell balanced diet with extra 500 calories, total of 2000 calories fruits and vegetables whole grains pritein and meats milk and milk products if that does not make the baby fussy snacks avoid junk food vitamins. ...Read more

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When do infants stop breastfeeding or eating formula and are able to start eating baby food?

When do infants stop breastfeeding or eating formula and are able to start eating baby food?

4-6 months: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you wait until a baby is 4-6 months old before introducing solid foods. Introduce them one at a time, a few days apart, so that you can monitor for any signs of allergic reaction. This does not mean you have to stop breastfeeding, however. The AAP recommends for you to continue with breast milk in addition to solids until at least 1 year old. ...Read more

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