Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy, Revised Edition: The Complete Guide to Eating Before, During, and After Your Pregnancy

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Macmillan, Sep 2, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 359 pages
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An updated edition of this definitive guide to dietary health and nutrition for expectant mothers

Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy is a reliable reference for women who want more than just a "how to eat" guide. Fully revised in a smaller trim size, this edition features new menus and recipes as well as the latest findings on how a mother's nutrition during pregnancy determines her child's risk for heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other diseases later in life. You'll find clear explanations of
--what foods to avoid and why
--the role of vitamins and minerals and how to choose the right supplements
--how what you eat affects your labor and delivery
--dietary guidelines for pregnant women over thirty-five, as well as for pregnant teens
--how diet helps prevent common problems, from morning sickness and food cravings to heartburn and muscle cramps
--which foods and nutrients speed your recovery after the baby is born

 

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Didn't have a lot of information that I didn't know already, and then there was the obvious "what?" recommendations like non-fat milk and artificial sweeteners. No thanks. Read full review

Contents

The Prepregnancy Diet
1
Breastfeeding beyond 12 months Fed Clin NA 2001 48199206
25
Postnatal caffeine effects on copper zinc
41
Diet activity and other healthrelated behaviors in college
56
The Nutrition Primer for Pregnancy
64
Nutritional stress of reproduction Act Obst Sc 199877
77
What to Expect
89
Transmission of HIV1 in the breastfeeding process J Am Diet A 199696
96
Obesity is an environmental issue Atherosder 1999146201
146
Nutrition during the Third Trimester
169
Nutrition and HighRisk Pregnancies
189
Adolescents and calcium What they do and do
225
Regaining
236
Twentyeight Days Worth of Menus
255
Implications of the Camden study of adolescent preg
281
Recipes
287

Nutrition during the First Trimester
108
Nutrition during the Second Trimester
138
Food and nutrient intakes in a group of 11 to
139
Glossary
319
Food intakes of US children
323
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Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and award-winning writer. She appears regularly on The Today Show, is a contributing editor to both Shape and Eating Well magazines, and is the author of six books, including The Origin Diet (0-8050-6928-3). She lives with her family in Salem, Oregon.

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