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What foods should I avoid while pregnant?

What foods should I avoid while pregnant?

Big fish, spicey foo: In general, there is little you have to avoid with following exceptions: big fish like shark, tuna, swordfish that tend to collect more mercury - once a month at most; spicey foods - if you haven't already experienced it, heartburn is almost a staple of pregnancy and spicey foods only make this worse; caffeine (no more than 250mg/day); and alcohol. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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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What foods should I avoid when constipated

What foods should I avoid when constipated

A list of 7: http://www.everydayhealth.com/constipation-pictures/foods-to-avoid-for-constipation-relief.aspx#/slide-1 dairy, red meat, chips, frozen dinners, cookies, unripe bananas, fried foods. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

See below: Certain fish like tuna may have mercury and should be avoided. It may be more important to concentrate on what you should eat and for that please consult this site for advice. http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. ...Read more

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What are foods I should avoid and foods I should eat more of while pregnant?

What are foods I should avoid and foods I should eat more of while pregnant?

Avoid salt: Basic diet with balance of protein, fat & carbs - lots of fresh fruits and veggies avoid salt , canned or preserved foods - diet that allows for max weight gain of 20 lbs do not skip meals -. ...Read more

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Which foods should I avoid while breastfeeding?

Which foods should I avoid while breastfeeding?

Allergenic foods: All over the world, women breastfeed their babies just fine. These women have very different diets from one another, yet as long as they eat balanced diets with a good variety of foods, they should do well with their breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom may avoid a food that she is allergic to, or that she suspects is causing a change in a baby's behavior; and should discuss this with the doctor. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid if ttc?

What foods should I avoid if ttc?

Most are okay: Unless you are thiking aout some very unusual dietary chcoices, few foods are not okay in moderation. Limiting total amount of mercury-containing fishes consumed, and avoiding uncooked meats are two. ...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 can I eat and what foods should I avoid while taking antabuse (disulfiram)?

What foods can I eat and what foods should I avoid while taking antabuse (disulfiram)?

Avoiding Alcohol: I think the only comment here is any foods with alcohol. Otherwise there are no known restrictions or recommendations. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods should I avoid while breastfeeding?

What kinds of foods should I avoid while breastfeeding?

Eat Your Usual Diet!: You can pretty much eat whatever you ate during pregnancy. What's really important is to get adequate amounts of dairy products and fluids so you can make enough milk. If you don't like dairy take extra calcium and if your vitamin d levels are low, take a good vitamin d supplement. As always take adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables and it is good to take a probiotic like acidophillus as well. ...Read more

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What things should I avoid eating/drinking when i take warfarin?

What things should I avoid eating/drinking when i take warfarin?

Leafy green vegetable: Green vegetables, especially leafy salads, significant alcohol intake and vitamins containing vit k. ...Read more

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What food or drinks should I avoid while I am sick?

What food or drinks should I avoid while I am sick?

Need more info: If not nauseous / vomiting / having diarrhea, then no particular foods are off-limits. Respiratory illnesses don't mix well with dairy products, as tend to thicken sputum / secretions. But other than that, pamper yourself while feeling ill. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid while nursing my baby?

What foods to avoid while nursing my baby?

Watch The Caffeine: While breastfeeding, be careful with intake of caffeine-containing foods such as coffee and chocolate. As a stimulant, caffeine is passed in the breastmilk and can cause irritability and poor sleep. Other foods to watch for include spicy foods, acidic foods (pickles/oranges) and garlic. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid when taking herbal supplements?

What foods should I avoid when taking herbal supplements?

Herbal supplements: I would need to know what herbal supplements you are taking. I would suggest that you only take herbal supplements that are pharmaceutical grade! Otherwise you have know idea what per cent of the label is in the supplement you are taking. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid if I have depression? Breads?

What foods should I avoid if I have depression? Breads?

Depression: Stick to a plant based diet, stay away from simple sugars and saturated fats, exercise daily and both will help you avoid depression. If your depression persists or has already been present for more than a few days ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health specialist. Best. ...Read more

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What foods are safe to eat (and which should I avoid) to stop my gastritis flare-ups?

What foods are safe to eat (and which should I avoid) to stop my gastritis flare-ups?

2 issues to consider: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, pls re-ask. ...Read more

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My teeth start to become transparent? What should I eat or what are foods and drinks that I should avoid?

My teeth start to become transparent? What should I eat or what are foods and drinks that I should avoid?

"Transparent Teeth": Teeth start to get "transparent" mainly due to acid erosion. There are two kinds of acid erosion, first due to extrinsic factors, mainly the excessive consumption of acidic food such as, oranges, fruit juices, carbonated drinks (coke, etc.), etc. And the second due to intrinsic factors (internal or from the body) such as acid reflux and bulimia. ...Read more

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I get heartburn often. What foods should I avoid eating?

I get heartburn often. What foods should I avoid eating?

Whichever ones are: triggering your heartburn. Avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, caffeine & carbonated beverages. See if specific foods are triggers such as chocolate, corn, fried foods, dairy, fatty food, potato chips, creamy or oily dressings, marbled sirloin, high fat bakery items, raw onions, tomatoes, potatoes, spearmint, & peppermint. Orange, cranberry or grapefruit juice & lemons or lemonade can be problematic. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid while taking simvastatin?

What foods should I avoid while taking simvastatin?

Teens and Medication: First. Please tell me why an 18 year old female is taking simvastatin. ...Read more

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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

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What can I do and what should I avoid when exercising while pregnant?

What can I do and what should I avoid when exercising while pregnant?

IF fit-2 main things: Being involved in a fitness activity is a consideration for pregnant women in stable health with no complications who have time and want to exercise (beyond normal activity). However, even they should always follow these key rules: 1 ask their most experienced OB providers what can be done now and ask again at every visit and with each new diagnosis or problem 2 avoid lying flat on the back & pain. ...Read more

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