There’re some foods that pregnant
women don’t need to completely avoid it but shouldn’t eat much.
When you’re pregnant, it’s essential to
have yourself provided with vitamins and nutrients from foods. However, to some
foods, you must be careful in processing and eating in order not to harm
yourself and your fetus.
Pineapple is considered to be a healthy
food which contains lots of vitamin A, C, manganese, potassium, magnesium… and
is able to protect tissues from oxidation that causes stress. Nonetheless,
pineapple also has lots of bromelain enzymes that can soften the uterus and
pelvis, which can cause contractions and miscarriages. Besides, pineapple can
bring the pregnant diarrhea or allergy.
To eat pineapple, you should peel it, slice
it to small pieces then put it in light salt water for 30 minutes before eating
it. By doing that, the pineapple will be more delicious and you’re prevented
from burning tongue. In addition, pregnant women who have pineapple allergy
should eat processed pineapple like cooked or fried pineapple for safety.
has the ability to induce pregnant women.
Clam is a food that has lots of phosphorus,
necessary substance for bone’s and teeth’s formation of the fetus.
Additionally, the clam is rich in omega-3
fat that is essential to the formation and development of the baby’s brain.
Vitamin A in it can support and develop the eyesight of the fetus.
On the other hand, the clam is a rich
source of calcium and iron, which helps the pregnant to reduce the risk of anemia
and prevent the fetus from rickets. Eating clams in a right way can help
pregnant women to stay in shape, have a beautiful skin and reduce stress; it’s
also a safe treatment of cough and sputum for pregnant women.
Nevertheless, the clam lives in coastal
area, so it can be infected with Vibrio Vulnificus bacteria which cause allergy
in pregnant women. Therefore, pregnant women shouldn’t eat uncooked or dirty
is a popular fruit for its sweet smell and flavor.
Longan is a popular fruit for its sweet
smell and flavor. But the pregnant shouldn’t eat too many longans.
Because longan is hot, pregnant women who
are under the third month have to limit eating it. The pregnant often have hot
flashes and constipation. If they eat longan at that time, the longan won’t
having the ability to provide nutrients, but it will increase the feeling of
hot flashes, increase foetal derangement, bleeding, abdominal pain; it even
cause damage to the fetus, which leads to miscarriage.
are delicious; though, pregnant women should be aware of them.
Mushroom is a food that has a variety of
forms and flavors, and provides lots of nutrients for the pregnant.
Mushrooms contain a great amount of vitamin
B and zinc that are necessary for the growth and development of the fetus. The
riboflavin in mushroom is supportive of producing energy for the activities of
red blood cells in pregnant women’s and the fetus’s body. Moreover, selenium and
antioxidants like ergothioneine in mushrooms can foster the immune system of
mothers and prevent them from diseases during pregnancy. Moreover, the niacin
also helps pregnant women reduce digestive discomfort.
However, the pregnant should only eat some
of the popular mushrooms like needle mushrooms, chanterelle… and completely
stay away from strange mushrooms that are unknown, wild mushrooms or being
bought from unreliable places. That’s because there’re some mushrooms which
look like the normal ones but are proved to be harmful and able to cause
digestive disorder, hallucinations, emotional disturbance to mothers or even
lead to death.
5. Chicken eggs
Chicken eggs help decrease the level of
cholesterol in blood, improving brain. Moreover, chicken eggs also contain more
nutrients than other foods, so it’s obviously good for pregnant women and fetuses.
eggs contain more nutrients than other foods.
However, pregnant women shouldn’t raw eggs
or combine them with hot water, gruel, or soy milk; but cook them to prevent
bacteria. That’s because the genital tract of the chicken has lots of bacteria,
especially Salmonella that can cause poisoning.
Potato has germ which contains toxic
products. Eating fried potato can cause cancer and is not good for the fetus.
If pregnant women eat potato daily, their body will absorb a great amount of
alkaloid that can cause abnormality to their babies. Some experts warn that if
pregnant woman are sensitive to alkaloid, but had 44-250g potatoes a day for a
long time, the fetal abnormality can happen.
Pregnant women who eat lots of potato have
a high level of biological alkaline in their body. That alkaline will remain in
the body and cause defects. By eating 44.2-252g potatoes, the fetus can have
For that reason, the pregnant should limit
eating potatoes, especially fried potatoes or the ones that have germ.