Hot and sour noodles are not unfamiliar to everyone. Hot and sour noodles are traditional snacks spread in the rural areas of Chongqing and Sichuan, and we are also accustomed to them. Can pregnant women eat hot and sour noodles during this special period of pregnancy?
Women during pregnancy can eat. But it should be noted that hot and sour noodles are clean, safe, and green. But don’t overdo it. Hot and sour noodles do not have high protein content, mainly starch and salt, so don’t overeat them. Some pregnant women eat hot and sour powder, because the seasoning contained in hot and sour powder is high in calories and belongs to high-oil and high-salt foods. The pepper in hot and sour powder is pungent, and regular consumption will cause the body to become wet from heat. It may cause skin acne, increased blood pressure, worsening hemorrhoids, nose bleeding and other symptoms. Pregnant women must eat less.
For pregnant women with poor gastrointestinal conditions, it’s best not to eat hot and sour powder. The hot and sour powder’s spicy taste and irritant are too strong, and the hot and sour powder will stimulate the gastric mucosa. To make it more uncomfortable, hot and sour powder can also stimulate the stomach wall and cause gastric acid secretion, which may corrode the stomach wall, causing ulcers and even perforation. Therefore, pregnant women with poor gastrointestinal conditions should not eat hot and sour powder, so as not to affect the fetus.
The hot and sour powder is pungent, if you eat more, it may cause heat in the mother’s body, make the fetus feel the heat, and get sick after birth. During pregnancy, you can eat some light foods with balanced nutrition, do appropriate exercise within your capacity.