20 Foods to Avoid When Trying to Get Pregnant, with reason

Here is the reason why women should avoid some foods when trying to get pregnant. In some old days our parents or grandparents doesnít need to choose diet at pregnancy planning time because they always eat homemade healthy foods and doing their work by itself but, Nowadays the lifestyle become unhealthy people fall for junk foods but if you planning for pregnancy some preservative, fried, raw foods are harmful for your fetus, you need to choose a healthy diet for a healthy baby. Here is some food see why you should avoid in a pre-pregnancy or pregnancy.


Unpasteurized Milk, cheese, and fruit juice
Raw milk and cheese contain naturally some bacteria called salmonella, listeria, E coli which is harmful for unborn baby. So drink pasteurized and boiled milk and donít eat process cheese. Fruit juice which are unpasteurized are contain harmful bacteria. Pasteurization is the method to kill the dangerous bacteria better you make the homemade juice.

Raw meat, undercooked or process meat
Raw meat, undercooked meat contains infected bacteria and parasites like, toxoplasma, salmonella, listeria, E. Coli which is dangerous to your fetus, it may defect neurological disease, epilepsy, blindness, of your unborn baby. The foods which you can avoid is undercooked burger Petties, hot dogs, deli meat, Raw Minces meat, are harmful unless these foods are fully cooked. Don't eat process meat, by the time of processing or storage is affected by harmful bacteria

Raw or undercooked egg
Raw egg is containing naturally salmonella bacteria is harmful for your foetus. It infects cramps in the uterus, cause premature birth. Food to avoid of raw eggs Half fry or undercooked, homemade mayonnaise, homemade ice cream, homemade cake icings, poached e.g. Some product may contain pasteurized raw egg which is safe for confirmation read the label

Unwashed veggies, fruits and sprout
After pick up the veggie fruits from the market make sure washed its properly, because it contains various bacteria Like salmonella, toxoplasma, E Collins and listeria, is infected at any time from soil to the market. Toxoplasma is dangerous parasites some patient after infected doesnít shows the symptom at birth time but it is still in the womb later it develops in life and disease affect such as intellectual disabilities and blindness. So better it washed properly and better wash with veggie washers. Raw Sprouts contain salmonella like, radish, alfalfa, clover, mung beans, and is impossible to wash it off better you should avoid it and eat after fully cooked

High mercury fish or sea food
In some fishís mercury element is found which is highly toxic is not safe for pregnant women its harmful you like it can be toxic to kidney, immune system, nervous system and also its dangerous to your fetus which affect serious development problems. The fishes that high in mercury are shark, marlin, swordfish, bigeye tuna, Orange roughly, King mackerel, Tilefish. So you have to avoid these fishes it is mostly found in polluted sea. You can eat low mercury fish 2 servings a weak. It is safe. 9 Healthy Diet for Pre Pregnancy women help to deliver healthy Baby

You have to avoid raw or undercooked fish, it is infected by norovirus, Vibrio, salmonella and listeria. Itís because you dehydrate and weak. Listeria is a dangerous to your fetus, even you cannot found symptom but its cause later your baby. so avoid sushi, shellfish, raw fish for a healthy baby

Preservative foods
Most of the companiesí food products are preservative for preserve them for a long time but its harmful for your fetus its includes, canned veggies, chocolate, fruits juices, etc. So itís better to avoid these foods and from today's start eat homemade foods

Sugary food or drink
Excess of refined sugar may cause many diseases like diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure, etc. to anyone but itís also risk for pregnant women to intake sugary food or drinks like, soft drinks, fruits juices, cakes, cookies, pastries, donuts, sweets, also sugar tea, coffee. Its affect the mom with gestational diabetes and later in a baby is risk of diabetes in life.

Caffeine
Everyone fall to love with a daily cups of coffee, tea. Even I like, but for pregnant women should limit their caffeine intake to less than 200 milligrams(mg)per day. Excess of caffeine can harmful for your fetus and it affect the growth of unborn baby and risk of low weight of baby can cause death. Soft drinks and chocolate also contain caffeine so avoid it for a healthy baby.

Alcohol
Pregnant women should never touch the alcohol it is very dangerous to your unborn baby. Even small amount of alcohol is harmful for your fetus, its defects your baby brain, heart defects, facial deformities, and intellectual disability. Alcohol never a good drink for any one.

Trans fat
Trans fat is a bad fat which is harmful for pregnant women or any one, its increase the risk of heart attack, cholesterol, damage blood vessel, disrupting flow of nutrients to the reproductive system, various chronic disease, So it better to avoid these fatty foods such as chips, baking foods, cake, cookies, fried foods, microwave popcorn its affect your baby. Also you can avoid oily and fried foods for a healthy baby. Men should also avoid this trans fat.

Organ meat
Organ meat is a good source of nutrient. It is rich in vitamin A, B12, zinc, copper, selenium, all are good for you and baby. But Excess of animal based Vitamin A (preformed vitamin A) is avoid in pregnancy especially at first trimester can cause miscarriage. It is better to avoid it.

Eggplant or Brinjal
Pregnant women should avoid this eggplant, Ayurveda found that It contain highly phytohormones and its stimulate the menstruation and treated amenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome. Eggplant is mostly eaten in India.

Sesame seeds
Sesame seed cause the uterine muscles by stimulates and eject the fertilize ovum. so pregnant women should avoid the Sesame seeds. In old age Sesame is use for abortion.

Papaya
Earlier unripe papaya is used for abortion. Pregnant women should avoid unripe papaya. It contains latex which stimulates uterine muscles, and also pepsin and papain found in papaya which cause fetal growth.

Ajinomoto
Ajinomoto is a flavoring agent used in a Chinese street food or nowadays is also widely used in household too, but it is not good for health. pregnant women should avoid ajinomoto its defect the brain of fetus and also not good for any one.

Pineapple
Pineapple contain enzymes called bromelain can cause uterine contraction and unsuccessful labor leads to abortion. You should avoid during pregnancy and you can take 1 cup of pineapple is safe during pregnancy but avoid it in first trimester.

Fenugreek seeds
Fenugreek seed contains phytoestrogen can cause contraction, premature labor and miscarriage, stimulates menstruation. so pregnant women should avoid fenugreek seeds.

Refined flours
Refined flours contains higher calories and lack of fiber and nutrients, by eating in a pregnancy may cause you gestational diabetes, and your and also may your offspring later in life cause cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes. Pregnant women should avoid refined flour foods like bread, pasta, noodles, pizza, cookies, cakes, etc.

Grapes
Eating grapes in small amount is safe and healthy because its contains mineral, vitamin and nutrients but over eating of grapes can cause heat in a body, and cause harmful for your fetus, it contains natural sugar fructose, might chance of gestational diabetes. So eat in limited amount.

Spices
Spices like fennel, coriander seeds, fenugreek seed, garlic, capers, asafoetida (hing), licorice, Angelica are cause uterine contraction, stimulates, menstruation, miscarriage, retardation of growth in children. Avoid these spices during pregnancy.