9 Foods To Avoid When Pregnant

1. Unripe Papaya These contain a kind of latex which is hazardous. Hence, food items containing this should be avoided.

2. Unpasteurised Milk & Cheese Unpasteurised milk and milk products are most vulnerable to contamination by bacteria.

3. Sushi Sushi, or any kind of raw meat, should be avoided when pregnant.

4. Raw Sprouts Raw Sprouts can house bacteria and may be contaminated with Salmonella.

5. Organ-Meats Eating excessive amounts of Liver, Kidney or other organ meats can cause deformations in the baby.

6. High-mercury fish like mackerel & tuna Mercury is extremely toxic and fishes like sharks, Mackerel, and Tuna contain mercury.

7. Junk Food & Processed Food Eating nourishing food during pregnancy is vital and junk food is anything but nutritious.

8. Herbal Tea Even herbal tea that is specifically marketed towards pregnant people should be avoided.

9. Caffeine This is a no-brainer. Avoid overconsumption of caffeine as it’s harmful to your baby.

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