19 Kinds Of Food Pregnant Women Should Avoid (part 1)

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What to eat, how to eat to ensure nutrition for mother and baby as well as prevent the dangers of food from affecting your baby is not easy.

Here are kinds of food pregnant women should avoid during pregnancy.

1.        Fresh cheese and soft cheese

Description: Kinds of food pregnant women should avoid during pregnancy.

Kinds of food pregnant women should avoid during pregnancy

Eating soft cheese during pregnancy may be dangerous to the baby as cheese made from unpasteurized milk may contain Listeria bacteria, which may lead to miscarriage, preterm birth and death. It’s the best for you to avoid cheeses such as brie, camembert, feta, blue cheese, fresh cheese – except for products is labeled “pasteurized”. To be sure, you should consult the doctor before using.

2.        Under-cooked meat

Description: Raw meat or undercooked meat may contain toxoplasma and some other kind of bacteria.

Raw meat or undercooked meat may contain toxoplasma and some other kinds of bacteria.

You may want to have rare meat such as steak, fillet, but when you’re pregnant, all kinds of meat should be well cooked. Raw meat or undercooked meat may contain toxoplasma and some other kinds of bacteria.

3.        Canned fruit juice

Description: Fresh fruit juice sold in the restaurants, bars or street vendors may have not been sterilized

Fresh fruit juice sold in the restaurants, bars or street vendors may have not been sterilized.

Fresh fruit juice sold in the restaurants, bars or street vendors may have not been sterilized to remove harmful bacteria, including salmonella and e coli. Pregnant women should make juice at home. Using bottled juice having clear expiration date is also a safer choice.

4.        Sushi

Description: If you’re a fan of sushi, you have to stop eating this within 9 months of pregnancy.

If you’re a fan of sushi, you have to stop eating this within 9 months of pregnancy.

If you’re a fan of sushi, you have to stop eating this within 9 months of pregnancy. Though seafood may be rich in protein, raw seafood is also a source of harmful parasites and bacteria. US department of health recommends that pregnant women only eat fish and seafood when they’re well cooked.

5.        Cakes with raw egg

Description: You should pay attention to the baking ingredients, especially raw egg.

You should pay attention to the baking ingredients, especially raw egg.

You should pay attention to the baking ingredients, especially raw egg. If your baking ingredient has raw egg, the cake should be fully baked and you can try it when it’s surely cooked. Raw egg can contain 20,000 salmonella bacteria.

This also means that you have to pass some desserts such as mousse, tiramisu which are normally made from egg cream – beaten egg that doesn’t get through the baking process.

6.        Salad

Description: Pregnant women should choose bottled sauces made from sterilized egg.

Pregnant women should choose bottled sauces made from sterilized egg.

Some salads having sauces made from raw egg such as Caesar salad, Bearnaise sauce, mayonnaise are not recommended… Pregnant women should choose bottled sauces made from sterilized egg.

7.        Raw poultry meat

Description: When you’re pregnant, don’t let yourself touch the raw poultry meat

When you’re pregnant, don’t let yourself touch the raw poultry meat.

When you’re pregnant, don’t let yourself touch the raw poultry meat; it contains lots of bacteria. You should choose clean and completely sterilized poultry.

8.        Fish containing mercury

Description: Swordfish, whale, codfish… contain methylmercury

Swordfish, whale, codfish… contain methylmercury

Swordfish, whale, codfish… contain methylmercury. This metal may be harmful to the development of the fetus. Pregnant women should choose fish having little mercury, such as canned shutchi catfish, salmon, white tuna. Consult the doctor before using fish oil or any supplements during pregnancy.

9.        Ham and sausage

Description: Pregnant women should avoid meat that can easily be spoiled and need to store in the fridge such as ham and sausage.

Pregnant women should avoid meat that can easily be spoiled and need to store in the fridge such as ham and sausage.

Unlike many germ caused by other foods, listeria can grow at temperature in the fridge. Because of this reason, pregnant women should avoid meat that can easily be spoiled and need to store in the fridge such as ham and sausage. You can make them safer by steaming or grilling them before using.

 
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