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Are fish safe to eat when pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes—most fish, anyway, according to new guidelines from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The guidelines are intended to help women who are pregnant or may become pregnant – as well as breastfeeding mothers … Continue reading

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Should pregnant women eat fish?

Yes, say new findings in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Research in the Seychelles provides evidence that the benefits of fish consumption on prenatal development may offset the risks associated with mercury exposure. In fact, the new study suggests that … Continue reading

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Go fish

When you’re pregnant, you tend to get all kinds of advice about what to eat and what not to eat. Fish, however, is one confusing food group. Is it safe or not? The latest science shows that eating fish low … Continue reading

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A fishy diet during pregnancy

It is well known that mercury, which is found in some types of seafood, can harm a developing baby’s brain. But eating average amounts of seafood containing low levels of mercury during pregnancy hasn’t been shown to cause problems. And … Continue reading

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