PregnantPlate Logo


Is it safe to have Pine Nuts during pregnancy?

// PregnantPlate Short Answer //

I love adding pine nuts to my salad for that extra crunch. Can I continue having them during pregnancy?

Pine Nuts - also known as 

Pignoli, Stone pine nuts, Swiss pine nuts, Siberian pine nuts, Korean pine nuts, Chinese pine nuts
I love adding pine nuts to my salad for that extra crunch. Can I continue having them during pregnancy

Yes. According to a post published in the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), pine nuts are a good source of Omega-3 fatty acid, and other healthy fats that help with brain development. These flavorful nuts are a good addition to your pregnancy diet. And, you can have them directly or add them to a dessert, condiment or salad.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc,

More ? Read about these...

Are these safe during pregnancy?
Ask a OB-GYN
In-Depth Articles


Folate is also known as Vitamin B9. Like other B vitamins, folate plays an important role in the metabolism of


Pregnancy and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What effect does coronavirus have on pregnant women? Pregnant women do not appear to be more susceptible to the consequences of coronavirus than the general population and there is no evidence that the virus can pass to a baby during pregnancy


In Depth – Oxalate

When reading about pregnancy, you may have come across these terms – ‘oxalate’ and ‘oxalic acid’. In many articles and



Is it safe to eat during pregnancy? Search in over 600 food items
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Search in posts
Search in pages

Try Coffee Chicken Liver Taro Sweet Potato Leaves Alcohol


Sign-up for our newsletter. We send well researched and valuable information right to your inbox.