Can I eat chips while pregnant?

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Women should avoid eating too much vegetable oil and potato chips during pregnancy as such a diet may result in an increased risk of pregnancy complications and poor development of the babies, warns a study.25 May 2019
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Feeling hot. Elevated pregnancy hormone levels and a metabolism that has sped up can both lead to an increase in your core body temperature, so you might be feeling a little warmer than usual. Your body compensates for this by sweating more to help cool you down.11 Jul 2019
Feeling hot in pregnancy You're likely to feel warmer than usual during pregnancy. This is due to hormonal changes and an increase in blood supply to the skin. You're also likely to sweat more.
It is OK to give in to the occasional food craving, as long as you continue to eat a good variety of healthy foods. If you are craving a lot of unhealthy foods, such as sweets or chocolate, try not to over-indulge. Too much sugar can cause excessive weight gain and dental problems.
You can enjoy chocolate, especially dark chocolate, in moderation throughout your pregnancy. The benefits are largely well proven, including possibly reducing blood pressure and risks of some complications, and also improving blood flow to the baby and to the mother.17 Jun 2020
What are the symptoms of listeriosis? Listeriosis can cause mild, flu-like symptoms such as fever, chills, muscle aches, and diarrhea or upset stomach. You also may have a stiff neck, headache, confusion, or loss of balance. Symptoms may appear as late as 2 months after you have eaten something with Listeria.
If you do start having cravings, it'll probably be in your first trimester (it could be as early as 5 weeks into pregnancy). They'll get stronger in your second trimester, and then eventually stop in your third trimester. Cravings come in all shapes and sizes. Some women crave fatty foods like chips.
Moms-to-Be: Too Much Sugar During Pregnancy Can Hurt Your Child's Brain Function. A new study shows a high-sugar diet during pregnancy can negatively affect a child's brain function.10 Sep 2018
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