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Is it safe to have Halibut during pregnancy?

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Do I need to be cautious while having halibut during pregnancy?

Halibut - also known as 

Atlantic halibut, Pacific halibut
Do I need to be cautious while having halibut during pregnancy

Yes, you can have halibut fish during pregnancy but, moderation is the key. The FDA categorizes halibut as a fish with medium levels of mercury. It should, therefore, be eaten in a moderate amount.
Having said that, halibut is a fish rich in nuttrients. It is an excellent source of protein, selenium, phosphorus, niacin, and Omega-3 fatty acids. These nutrients are essential for the growth and development of the unborn baby and the nourishment of the pregnant mother.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Omega-3, Potassium, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E,

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