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Is it safe to have Snapper during pregnancy?

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Why should I limit my intake of snapper during pregnancy?

Snapper - also known as 

Northern red snapper, mangrove snapper, mutton snapper, lane snapper, dog snapper,
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Limits during pregnancy
4 ounces a week
Why should I limit my intake of snapper during pregnancy

Snapper is known to have medium levels of mercury. The FDA suggests that fish with medium levels of mercury should be eaten in moderation as too much consumption can lead to poisoning for the pregnant mother. High concentrations of mercury also affect the central nervous system of the mother and cause irrepairable brain damage to the baby. Hence, it is advisable to consult a doctor before having snapper fish regularly during the 9 months.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Omega-3, Potassium, Protein, Selenium, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
May contain harmful elements like...
Mercury
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