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Foods And Drinks To Avoid During Pregnancy

Many moms are looking for the perfect pregnancy diet. One that will benefit them sense great feed their baby to turn it into healthy baby, and possibly aid them to gain balanced weight.The diet chart benefits to exactly figure out the type of foods along with its intake quantity required to be consumed for mumma and beneficial for healthy baby as well.

Eating well-balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy.

Few foods have adverse effect on baby .Please avoid eating these foods,as you have an additional responsibility now.

Raw and under-cooked Meat:

Under-cooked and raw poultry,sea foods and other meats should not be eaten until it is completely cooked.As it contaminated and contains caliform bacteria which is responsible of low weight baby.Raw shellfish such as Oyster should be avoided.under cooked meat

Canned meat

Moreover known as deli meat which is precooked ,should be avoided as it also contains bacteria named Listeria,responsible for miscarriage.

It has high infection rate which harmful for the fetus.If you are craving for it please steam it and again cook it,so that it can be free from all the bacteria.

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Sea food under higher alert:

Now -a- days ,Sea foods are on high alert.Do not prefer sea foods as water is quite contaminated and industrial pollution is also there.In the news recently plastic found in fish stomach.  sea foods

Avoid Fish

Avoid several kinds of fish like Shark, King Mackerel, Swordfish, and Tile fish, in diet.Few  Fish contains high levels of mercury.Mercury can lead towards the delay baby development and brain damage. Canned, chunk light tuna has a lower amount of mercury than other tuna, but still it should only be eaten in moderation.

Avoid Smoked Sea food

As it also contain listeria bacteria.This hits the canned meat criteria.Stay away from this smoked sea food.

No-No to Sushi:

Few certain type of fish used in Sushi,it should be avoided as it contain mercury. Fish like Shark, King Mackerel, Swordfish, and Tile fish etc are highly mercury contaminated.

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Unpasteurized milk:

Pasteurization is a process which makes milk bacteria free.So always go for unpasteurized milk and yoghurt prepared from unpasteurized milk.milk and curd

Raw Eggs:

Raw egg contain Salmonellosis is a type of food poisoning caused by the Salmonella enterica bacteria. Under-cooked or raw eggs or foods probable to be made with them (containing home-made mousses, ice cream and mayonnaise, all of which may be prepared with raw eggs). Eggs must be cooked till hard.

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Soft Cheeses:

Soft cheeses like Camembert, Brie, Feta, Ricotta or blue veined cheeses (regular cheddar cheese or cottage cheese is well, as far as they are pasteurized. You should check the label).
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Raw Vegetable and Cutted fruits:

Have caution when you are eating outside food. Avoid fruits, raw vegetables, juices, etc. if you are eating outside food, since you may not be certain of the food quality.uncooked or under-cooked sprouts such as Moong beans, Alfa, etc should be avoided.Vegetables must be washed to avoid potential exposure to toxoplasmosis.It may contaminate the soil where the vegetables were grown.fruits

 

Alchohal and Smoking:

Alcohol and smoking is strictly banned from diet during pregnancy as its extreme intake has been related with many fatal problems and severe effects to healthy baby. Also reasonable alcohol consumption may impact on the growth of your healthy baby’s brain.While breastfeeding you should stay away from alchohal and smoking.As second hand smoke can harm your baby.drink

Caffeine:

Moderate intake of Caffeine is permissible.Many research has proven it .As it helps in mood swing,but only when you are taking it once or twice in a day. This can result in water and calcium loss. It is important to drink plenty of water, juice, and milk rather than caffeinated beverages. Some research shows that large amount of caffeine leads towards miscarriage, premature birth, low birth weight, and withdrawal symptoms in infants.

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Green tea:

A strict No-No for Green tea,As it works as a constraint to absorb Folic Acid,which is very important food intake of your daily pregnancy diet chart.By taking green tea folic acid may not be absorbed in your blood properly.

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So,Plan a Happy,Safe and Joyful Pregnancy while avoiding these Food and drinks and welcome your Bundle Of Joy…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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