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Can mommy eat...? A healthy eating guide for moms to be.

...Green Beans (String Beans or Hericot Vert)?

Safe, But...

Make sure they are washed!

According to the American Pregnancy Association, green beans are a safe and healthy choice during pregnancy. However, it is essential that pregnant women wash their beans prior to eating them. Unwashed produce may contain harmful bacteria and parasites that can cause food-borne diseases such as toxoplasmosis and listeriosis according to the FDA and the American Pregnancy Association