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Is it safe to have Ricotta during pregnancy?

I love using ricotta cheese in my lasagna. Can I continue eating it during pregnancy

I love using ricotta cheese in my lasagna. Can I continue eating it during pregnancy?

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Ricotta - also known as 

Ricotta di Bufala Campana, Ricotta Romana, Ricotta salata, Ricotta infornata, ricotta piemontese.,
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Check the label to see if the cheese is made with pasteurized milk.

Yes, you can have ricotta cheese during pregnancy. Ricotta cheese is rich in a long list of nutrients including calcium, protein, folate, phosphorous, potassium, vitamin A and vitamin D. A cup-sized serving of ricotta cheese contains 14 grams of calcium. The American Pregnancy Association suggests that pregnant women should have 75-100 grams of protein per day. A protein rich diet will help stave off hunger and help you to make it through your pregnancy without putting on too much weight.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Selenium, Sodium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc,
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