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Maccaroni Salad

Can I eat it? It has tuna in it and they say that's not good during pregnancy. But its soo good. I just want a little.

 
reigndrops12689

Asked by reigndrops12689 at 4:40 PM on Aug. 29, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (7)
  • According to Healthcastle.com
    In March 2004, FDA and EPA revised its advisories on mercury in fish for pregnant women and young children. Generally they are advised to eat no more than 2 meals of low-mercury fish per week - one can of light tuna or half a tuna steak is considered one meal. FDA recommends to limit albacore white tuna to one meal per week as it is higher in mercury. So check the labels when purchasing canned tuna.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:42 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • anything should be alright in moderation i don't see what having a lil bit of it could hurt
    nandy90

    Answer by nandy90 at 4:41 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • Both above are good answers!!
    Cindy18

    Answer by Cindy18 at 4:46 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • you should be fine :)
    elizabiza

    Answer by elizabiza at 5:10 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • Oh just eat some! I craved Filet O Fish during my last pregnancy and I asked my doc and he said I could have two a week....
    WoodWitch

    Answer by WoodWitch at 5:47 PM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • Eat some:)
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 9:06 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

  • you can eat tuna... so why not macaroni salad?
    asil

    Answer by asil at 11:49 PM on Aug. 30, 2010

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