Is it safe to have Chicken Gizzard during pregnancy?

Yes, with caution

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Can organs like chicken gizzard be eaten during pregnancy?

Chicken Gizzard - also known as 

Poultry gizzard,
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A chicken gizzard is a part of the giblet, a digestive organ in the bird’s stomach. It is a popular food amongst various cultures and it is a good source of fats, protein, and vitamins.

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The protein in the gizzard builds and maintains cell growth during pregnancy. Being iron rich, it aids in the formation of hemoglobin, myoglobin, and blood cells and prevents anaemia in the mother. The presence of vitamins like niacin and riboflavin enhances the immune system, increases blood circulation, and maintains the health of the mother’s hair, skin, and eyes.

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The only caution lies in the high cholesterol content of the chicken gizzard and can cause heart related issues in the long term, as with any high cholesterol food.

Make sure any meats or animal parts e.g. gizzards are thoroughly cooked before eating.

Good source of
Iron, Niacin, Riboflavin, Sodium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3,
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