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Is it safe to have Monkfish during pregnancy?

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Why do pregnant women need to be careful while having monkfish?

Monkfish - also known as 

Fishing-frog, sea-devil, monk,
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Checks before eating
Make sure the fish is fresh
Limits during pregnancy
4 ounces per week
Why do pregnant women need to be careful while having monkfish

Monkfish is rich in nutrients like Omega-3, phosphorus and potassium. The phosphorus content in this seafood looks after your cells and gives you energy. It also plays a vital role in strenghtening your bones. The vitamin B6 present in monkfish also helps in building your immunity. However, it is adviced that pregnant women consult their doctor before having monkfish as it may contain some mercury.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Omega-3, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Selenium, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc,
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