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Eating in Japan while pregnant


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Eating in Japan while pregnant

NYCfoodgirl | Aug 23, 2010 07:08 AM

My husband and I are going to Tokyo and the Kansai region for two weeks in September. I’ll be 10-12 weeks pregnant (not the greatest timing, I know.)

I was hoping someone might be able to clue me in on some of the dietary dos and don’ts that women follow in Japan. If I stuck to US recommendations – particularly regarding raw fish and MSG – I’d hardly be able to eat anything. In the same vein, are there foods (or types of establishments) I should definitely avoid while I’m there?

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