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Hi Is it ok to have rice daily in pregnancy? I have heard that it contains arsenic which can be harmful. Will it not harm the baby if I eat it daily?



Preeti Athri

hey Amita, buy single polished rice from a known brand or an organic grower. there's no reason for you to avoid it. I would've died without rice! :P

Avani Tulapurkar

you can have brown rice

Dr. Riddhi Kataria

Hi Amita, yes it is okay to have rice everyday in Pregnancy. With kind of pollution we have not only in the environment but even In the food, all ingredients have something or the other. We definitely cannot avoid all of it. It's healthy to have single polished rice from a known brand. South Indians having their staple diet to be rice would have not been able to eat anything otherwise.

Quick Tip - not everything that you hear is true. Make ur meals Nutrient rich. Enjoy your food. A happy meal will make sure u get the right nutrient

Lynette D'Souza

Your daily diet can never harm your baby. Increase your protein intake for growth of the baby

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