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Are the long green pepper seeds poisonous as apple seeds are? Can they cause harm if eaten during pregnancy?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Seeds are "pepper"
Ground up pepper seeds are the "pepper" used in flavoring our foods.
That means they are not poisonous, as people eat pepper seeds throughout the world. If a person eats pepper before pregnancy, they should cause no harm during pregnancy unless the pepper causes more heartburn and reflux in the woman.

In brief: Seeds are "pepper"
Ground up pepper seeds are the "pepper" used in flavoring our foods.
That means they are not poisonous, as people eat pepper seeds throughout the world. If a person eats pepper before pregnancy, they should cause no harm during pregnancy unless the pepper causes more heartburn and reflux in the woman.
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