Dr. Georgianna Donadio is a nutritionist at the National Institute of Whole Health, who says parts of the traditional Jewish dinner might be hard to stomach.
With allergy-irritating flour, Dr. Donadio says, Matzoh isnt the greatest thing in the world, and gefilte fish also poses a Passover problem because it may contain parasites if not prepared correctly.
Donadio also says the traditional macaroon dessert is a health hazard, with loads of sugar and coconut oil.
But the meal isnt a total menace Donadio recommends Seder staples like horseradish and bitter herbs, which contain cholesterol-lowering phenols, and lamb, which is full of protein and B-vitamins.
While Passover isnt a nutritional feast, Donadio stands behind chicken soup, which contains fatty acids that boost the immune system.
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