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Is it safe to have Mozzarella during pregnancy?

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Can I have mozzarella cheese made from pasteurized milk during pregnancy?

Mozzarella - also known as 

Mozzarella Cheese, Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, Ovuline, Boccocini, Perline, Burrata, Stracciatella, String, Scamorza,
Can I have mozzarella cheese made from pasteurized milk during pregnancy

Yes, it is completely safe to have mozzarella cheese made with pasteurized milk. It can be a healthy addition to your pregnancy diet. Being a dairy product, mozzarella cheese is a good source of calcium. Calcium is essential for your baby’s teeth and bone development. Mozzarella is also rich in protein, which helps in cellular growth and muscle development in your child. But, it is recommended that you opt for low-fat or part-skimmed mozzarella to keep your intake of saturated fats in check.

Good source of
Biotin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Riboflavin, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E

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