8 foods to avoid during pregnancy

Do you know what foods to avoid during your pregnancy? If no, check out our list of

Do you know what foods to avoid during your pregnancy? If no, check out our list of 8 foods to  avoid during pregnancy

Fish

  • Don’t eat raw or undercooked fish during pregnancy. Avoid foods such as Oysters, clams and shellfish.
  • Fish with high level of mercury should also be avoided, fishes like sharks, swordfish, king, mackerel, tilefish (golden or snapper).
  • Refrigerated, smoked or pickled fish that’s unpasteurized, unless heated until steaming up to 1650F should be avoided.
  • More than 6 ounces a week of canned “solid white” or albacore tuna should be avoided.

If you decide to eat fish, ensure that you cook fish up to 1450 Fahrenheit or until opaque in the center.

  • Eat up to 12 ounces a week of low mercury fish, such as salmon, shrimp Pollock, tilapia or trout.

Meat and Poultry

  • Don’t eat raw or undercooked meat/poultry.
  • Refrigerated meat of any kind such as ham, turkey, dry uncooked sausages, hot dogs, bologna prosciutto and pate should be avoided unless heated up to 1650

Tips for eating safe meat/poultry

  • Use a food thermometer frequently to check the food’s temperature. Cook beef, veal, and lamb to 1450 If you eat pork, cook pork and all ground meats to 1600F. Then, cook poultry for 1650F

 EGGS

  • Don’t eat Runny or undercooked eggs
  • Raw cookie dough or cake batter that contains raw eggs
  • Homemade desserts that contain raw eggs should be avoided as well. Ice cream, custard, chocolate mousse, hollandaise sauce, mayonnaise and Caesar salad dressing should be avoided.

TIPS FOR EATING SAFE EGGS

  • Cook eggs until yolks are firm, cook other dishes containing eggs to 1600F
  • Use pasteurized eggs or a pasteurized egg product when making any food that calls for uncooked eggs.

CHEESE

  • Don’t eat unpasteurized or raw milk with soft cheese. Don’t eat any uncooked food made from raw unpasteurized milk.
  • Tips for eating safe cheese
  • Check the label when purchasing soft cheese to ensure its not made from pasteurized milk.

 

OTHER FOODS YOU SHOULD AVOID

  • Don’t eat prepared salads from the deli especially if it contains eggs, chicken, ham, and seafood.
  • Buffet or picnic foods that’s been exposed or left uncovered for too long should also be avoided
  • You should abstain from raw sprouts or any unwashed produce, especially lettuce and cabbage.

TIPS FOR SAFE EATING

  • Reheat previously cooked leftovers until steaming hits 1650F
  • Keep cold buffet food on ice and hot buffet food heated for 1350F, or roughly the temperature of a hot cup of tea.
  • Make sure you peel fruits and vegetables, don’t hesitate to wash them as well. Vegetables should either be refrigerated or iced.

BEVERAGES

  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Unpasteurized raw milk as well should be abstained from.
  • Unpasteurized or freshly squeezed juice from a juice bar or store should be avoided.
  • Caffeine should be avoided as well.

TIPS FOR CAFFIENE AND FRESH SQUEEZED JUICE

  • Be aware of how much caffeine is in your tea, soft drinks or energy drink, chocolate of coffee ice cream.
  • Ensure you wash fruits thoroughly before squeezing it for juice. Making your own fresh juice at home is much better and safer than buying from stores.

 

Fish

  • Don’t eat raw or undercooked fish during pregnancy. Avoid foods such as Oysters, clams and shellfish.
  • Fish with high level of mercury should also be avoided, fishes like sharks, swordfish, king, mackerel, tilefish (golden or snapper).
  • Refrigerated, smoked or pickled fish that’s unpasteurized, unless heated until steaming up to 1650F should be avoided.
  • More than 6 ounces a week of canned “solid white” or albacore tuna should be avoided.

If you decide to eat fish, ensure that you cook fish up to 1450 Fahrenheit or until opaque in the center.

  • Eat up to 12 ounces a week of low mercury fish, such as salmon, shrimp Pollock, tilapia or trout.

Meat and Poultry

  • Don’t eat raw or undercooked meat/poultry.
  • Refrigerated meat of any kind such as ham, turkey, dry uncooked sausages, hot dogs, bologna prosciutto and pate should be avoided unless heated up to 1650

Tips for eating safe meat/poultry

  • Use a food thermometer frequently to check the food’s temperature. Cook beef, veal, and lamb to 1450 If you eat pork, cook pork and all ground meats to 1600F. Then, cook poultry for 1650F

 

EGGS

  • Don’t eat Runny or undercooked eggs
  • Raw cookie dough or cake batter that contains raw eggs
  • Homemade desserts that contain raw eggs should be avoided as well. Ice cream, custard, chocolate mousse, hollandaise sauce, mayonnaise and Caesar salad dressing should be avoided.

TIPS FOR EATING SAFE EGGS

  • Cook eggs until yolks are firm, cook other dishes containing eggs to 1600F
  • Use pasteurized eggs or a pasteurized egg product when making any food that calls for uncooked eggs.

 

CHEESE

  • Don’t eat unpasteurized or raw milk with soft cheese. Don’t eat any uncooked food made from raw unpasteurized milk.
  • Tips for eating safe cheese
  • Check the label when purchasing soft cheese to ensure its not made from pasteurized milk.

 

OTHER FOODS YOU SHOULD AVOID

  • Don’t eat prepared salads from the deli especially if it contains eggs, chicken, ham, and seafood.
  • Buffet or picnic foods that’s been exposed or left uncovered for too long should also be avoided
  • You should abstain from raw sprouts or any unwashed produce, especially lettuce and cabbage.

 

 

 

TIPS FOR SAFE EATING

  • Reheat previously cooked leftovers until steaming hits 1650F
  • Keep cold buffet food on ice and hot buffet food heated for 1350F, or roughly the temperature of a hot cup of tea.
  • Make sure you peel fruits and vegetables, don’t hesitate to wash them as well. Vegetables should either be refrigerated or iced.

BEVERAGES

  • Avoid alcoholic beverages
  • Unpasteurized raw milk as well should be abstained from.
  • Unpasteurized or freshly squeezed juice from a juice bar or store should be avoided.
  • Caffeine should be avoided as well.

TIPS FOR CAFFIENE AND FRESH SQUEEZED JUICE

  • Be aware of how much caffeine is in your tea, soft drinks or energy drink, chocolate of coffee ice cream.
  • Ensure you wash fruits thoroughly before squeezing it for juice. Making your own fresh juice at home is much better and safer than buying from stores.

 

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