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chinese food

So I was curious if its ok to eat chinese food when pregnant?  I am craving it so badly today! (General chow)
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1901977 tn?1333991726
Lol I eat it all the time. I'd stay away from places that have MSG in their food and not order anything with a lot of seafood, but otherwise you should be fine.
1868604 tn?1346458662
Sure. It's just food for me since I'm Chinese, lol.
Just make sure you drink plenty of water since the one from take out joint seem to have lot of salt. Same goes for most fast food.
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What's msg? And thank you ladies for responding
2109562 tn?1347253848
As one girl said on here a while back. Chinese people eat Chinese food, Mexicans eat Mexican food, ect. All while pregnant. Its definitely safe. I was craving general tso's awhile back too lol had to have it!!!
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Ever since i read ur posting ive been craving chinese food!!! Im definitely going and getting some for lunch now :-)
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Haha that's exactly why im craving it a friend of mine just said they went yesterday and had it and ever since then I've just been a wanting it! LoL
1868604 tn?1346458662
MSG is a favor enhancing agent that was add to a lot of food. You will be surprise how many difference type of food contain it, not just Chinese.
Even most sauce that was use for cooking and favoring contain a small amount of it. Not the end of the world but I won't load up on it either.
1330108 tn?1333677304
As long as you don't eat raw or undercooked foods or unpasterozed products you are fine.
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I've been craving lo mein!!! Ill eat it then get heartburn!! Its so yummy but so painful lol!!
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