Real Food For Pregnancy The Science And Wisdom Of Optimal Prenatal Nutrition

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Real Food for Mother and Baby

Real Food for Mother and Baby Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Ten years ago, Nina Planck changed the way we think about what we eat with the groundbreaking Real Food. And when Nina became pregnant, she took the same hard look at the nutritional advice for pregnancy and newborns, finding a tangle of often contradictory guidelines that seemed at odds with her own common sense. In Real Food for Mother and Baby, Nina explains why some commonly held ideas about pregnancy and infant nutrition are wrongheaded--and why real food is good for growing minds and bodies. While her general concept isn't surprising, some of the details might be. For expecting mothers and babies up to two years old, the body's overwhelming requirements are fat and protein, not vegetables and low-fat dairy--which is why, for example, cereals aren't right for babies, but meat and egg yolks are excellent. Nina shares tips and advice like a trusted friend, and in this updated edition, her afterword presents the latest findings and some newly won wisdom from watching her three children grow on real food.

Awakening Fertility

Awakening Fertility Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heng Ou,Amely Greeven,Marisa Belger
Editor: Abrams
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Awakening Fertility by Heng Ou,Amely Greeven,Marisa Belger Summary

From the bestselling authors of The First Forty Days comes a gently nurturing guide for aspiring mothers. The path to motherhood is a deep and transformative process. It can also include unexpected twists and turns. Awakening Fertility is a loving companion to accompany you along the journey—whether your desire to become a mother burns fiercely today or is a future calling just beginning to stir. Intended for women at every stage of the preconception process, this book offers wisdom and guidance to support your body, mind, and spirt—including nearly 50 delicious recipes to nourish yourself deeply.

Eating for Pregnancy

Eating for Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Jones,Rose Ann Hudson
Editor: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 0738285129
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Eating for Pregnancy by Catherine Jones,Rose Ann Hudson Summary

The comprehensive pregnancy nutrition guide, completely revised to cover baby's development and mom's health month by month, and updated with the latest research and 25 new recipes Eating for Pregnancy is the ultimate no-nonsense nutrition guide and cookbook for moms-to-be. Every pregnant woman understands that what she eats and drinks affects the baby growing within her. Yet many of them don't have the time or energy to ensure they're always eating right. The guide walks readers through pregnancy month-by-month to cover developmental highlights, body changes, and nutritional needs of the mother and baby. Each chapter shares delicious, healthful recipes that put a special emphasis on the nutrients that mother and baby need that month, during preconception, the nine months of pregnancy, and the postpartum period. Each of the 150 recipes highlights the essential nutrients for mom and growing baby, and provides handy nutritional breakdowns and complete meal ideas. This new edition has been completely revised and updated with: 25 brand-new recipes and updated classics, with more quick and easy dishes, more vegan and vegetarian recipes and variations, and more gluten-free options The most up-to-date information on supplements, nutrient sources, environmental concerns, and high-risk pregnancies Guidance for mothers with diabetes or gestational diabetes, including low-carb meal plans, recipe variations, and dining-out strategies

The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy

The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller,Kate Marsh,Robert Moses
Editor: The Experiment
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The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy by Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller,Kate Marsh,Robert Moses Summary

A scientifically proven, safe and effective program to help boost your chances of conceiving, ensure a healthy pregnancy, avoid gestational diabetes and give your baby the best possible start toward lifelong health. The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy—written by the world’s leading experts on the glycemic index (GI)—will help you to clearly understand the connection between the food you eat, your blood glucose levels, and your baby’s future health. The focus is on low GI carbohydrates—vital at this time, because reducing the GI of your diet is one of the safest and most effective ways to ensure that your baby grows at the optimal rate, without you gaining excessive body fat and without compromising nutrition during this important stage of life. This book will show you how to optimize your diet—pre-conception, during pregnancy, and once your child has been born—to ensure a healthy baby and a healthy mom, and includes: • What to be aware of once you're eating for two • How to ensure your weight gain is healthy • The importance of blood glucose in pregnancy (and why gestational diabetes is a big deal) • 8 guiding principles that make it easy to put everything into practice • The best foods to eat—as well as the ones to avoid • 50 delicious, quick, and easy low GI recipes, plus sample menu ideas • Helpful checklists and guidance on how to exercise safely. The Low GI Eating Plan for an Optimal Pregnancy is the only book specifically for pregnancy written by internationally recognized scientists qualified in nutrition, dietetics, and diabetes. It is an essential, authoritative guide for all mothers-to-be and new moms.

The Pregnancy Countdown Book

The Pregnancy Countdown Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan Magee
Editor: Quirk Books
ISBN: 1594745668
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The average pregnancy lasts 280 days—and the suspense can be excruciating! The Pregnancy Countdown Book counts down the biggest milestones every step of the way, with one page of helpful information for each day of your pregnancy. Here are tips from doctors and mothers, amusing anecdotes and quotes, and all of the uncensored details that other books won’t tell you. The perfect gift for expecting moms of all ages, The Pregnancy Countdown Book is a delightfully irreverent look at the craziest nine months of your life.

Yeah Baby!

Yeah Baby! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jillian Michaels
Editor: Rodale Books
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What every mother needs to know about pregnancy and childbirth You know Jillian Michaels as the world’s leading fitness expert and a renowned nutritionist, but she’s also a proud mother of two. In Yeah Baby!, Jillian, along with her team of top-notch experts, will change everything you think you know about pregnancy, arming you with the most cutting-edge information available, so you can make the right choices for you and your little one. They will help you navigate the hidden dangers in your immediate environment; understand the check-ups, tests, and treatments your doctor recommends; and provide powerful solutions for all your issues, from heartburn and swollen feet to more serious medical concerns. Also learn how to optimize every facet of your child’s development, from IQ and long-term earning potential to future level of physical fitness and even taste preferences! Yeah Baby! also features a complete meal plan with delicious, nutrition-packed recipes, and a one-of-a-kind, trimester-specific fitness program, to ensure you bounce back stronger and better than ever. Expert Dream Team: • Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, MD, is an Ob-Gyn, a Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, and board certified in Integrative and Holistic Medicine. • Andrea Orbeck is a PregnancyFitness Specialist who holds an advanced degree in Kinesiology and Intracellular Physiology. • Katja VanHerle, MD, is one of America’s Top Physicians in Endocrinology as named by Consumer Research Council of America. • Cheryl Forberg, RD, is an award-winning registered dietitian, chef, and New York Times bestselling author. • Jay Gordon, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician who specializes in infant nutrition and breastfeeding.

Your Vegetarian Pregnancy

Your Vegetarian Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Holly Roberts
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743234085
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Your Vegetarian Pregnancy by Holly Roberts Summary

With this unique and accessible handbook, you can be confident that your vegetarian pregnancy will be wonderfully beneficial for both you and your baby. Fulfilling every nutritional guideline recommended by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Your Vegetarian Pregnancy is the first authoritative guide to maintaining a healthy plant-based diet before, during, and after the birth of your child.

Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook

Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephanie Clarke,Willow Jarosh
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook by Stephanie Clarke,Willow Jarosh Summary

Everybody tells pregnant women what they can’t eat. Now, certified nutritionists and registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are here to tell them what they should! Featuring recipes for wholesome, unprocessed meals and snacks, accompanied by nutritional breakdowns and tips for the best ways to alleviate pesky pregnancy symptoms, Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the go-to guide for new moms throughout pregnancy and after. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook is the perfect guide for pregnant women. Full of humor, heart, and wisdom, it promotes clean eating and the idea that using food as medicine is the best remedy for dealing with the symptoms that occur most during pregnancy—such as swollen ankles, bloating, and more. Leg cramps? Sit back with an Orange Carrot Cream Smoothie. Constipated? Try a Sweet & Salty Popcorn Trail Mix. Exhausted? Put your partner to work on a 3-Minute Salsa and Cheddar Microwave Egg Sandwich. There are also recipes for nausea, water retention, and heartburn, as well as nibbles sure to satisfy even the most bizarre cravings, prep ahead recipes for after the baby arrives and time is precious, and power meals made for moms who are breastfeeding. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook will help new parents make smart and satisfying food choices whether dining in or out, before and after the kiddo arrives. The perfect gift for any new parent, it is sure to help make pregnancy healthier, happier, and even more delicious.

The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition

The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Aviva Jill Romm
Editor: Ten Speed Press
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The Natural Pregnancy Book, Third Edition by Aviva Jill Romm Summary

A revised and updated edition of the classic handbook for women seeking a safe, organic, eco-friendly, and natural pregnancy, featuring an integrative-based approach with new medical, herbal, and nutritional information. Over the last two decades, The Natural Pregnancy Book has ushered thousands of women through happy and healthy pregnancies. Addressing women's health from conception to birth, Dr. Romm describes herbs that can promote and maintain a healthy pregnancy, and allays such familiar concerns as anxiety, fatigue, morning sickness, and stretch marks. She also discusses the components of a healthy diet, with an emphasis on natural foods. New to this edition is integrative health advice based on Dr. Romm's new credentials as a Yale-trained physician, combined with her twenty years of experience as a midwife and herbalist.

The Healthy Pregnancy Book

The Healthy Pregnancy Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Martha Sears,William Sears
Editor: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316250716
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The Healthy Pregnancy Book by Martha Sears,William Sears Summary

From "the man who remade motherhood" (Time) comes the definitive guide to having a healthy pregnancy--and a healthy baby. THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK guides expectant mothers and fathers through all stages of pregnancy from preconception through birth, focusing on how to enhance the health of mother and baby. In this uniquely authoritative and comprehensive month-by-month guide, the Searses address emotional and physical changes that take place during pregnancy, baby's brain development, healthy pregnancy habits, pregnancy superfoods, optimal weight gain, fitness, managing stress, sleep, choosing the right healthcare provider, birthing choices, the transition into parenthood, engaging personal stories, and more. Overflowing with the most up-to-date information, digestible and doable tips, and advice for every worry--and written in the Searses' trademark reassuring tone that makes their books long-term bestsellers--THE HEALTHY PREGNANCY BOOK is the must-have resource to fit the greater demands of today's savvy parents.

How to Exercise When You're Expecting

How to Exercise When You're Expecting Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lindsay Brin
Editor: Penguin
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How to Exercise When You're Expecting by Lindsay Brin Summary

A simple, easy-to-follow guide for staying fit while pregnant and shedding the post-baby pounds after! Being a mom is the toughest job in the world. It's difficult to take time for yourself. Now, in How to Exercise When You're Expecting, even the busiest moms can learn how to stay strong and fit during their pregnancy and lose the post-baby weight after. Lindsay Brin, a women's fitness expert and creator of #1 bestselling Moms Into Fitness DVD series, shares insider tips to: -Understanding and tackling food cravings -Exercises that are safe to perform during different stages of pregnancy -Preparing for labor through relaxation and yoga techniques -How your body and metabolism changes after childbirth -Keeping fitness and nutrition a priority when time is scarce Battle-tested through Lindsay's own pregnancies, How to Exercise When You're Expecting offers a before, during, and after guide that will get moms back in pre-baby shape-or better.

The Gestational Diabetes Cookbook

The Gestational Diabetes Cookbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sara Monk Rivera
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1612438830
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A go-to collection of easy and tasty recipes specifically-designed to manage blood sugar, maintain a nutritionally complete diet, AND keep mom and baby healthy No matter how carefully you watch your health, gestational diabetes can develop during your pregnancy. If this has happened to you, it’s vital that you take steps to control your blood sugar right away, otherwise your unborn child can suffer an array of complications in the womb and has a greater risk for developing diabetes and obesity later in life. Fortunately, this book offers nutritional and dietary modifications that will allow you to manage your gestational diabetes. By following the book’s carbohydrate-controlled diet, as well as its delicious and balanced recipes, you will get enough nutrients to support your hard-at-work body and the needs of your growing baby—all while maintaining normal blood sugar levels! Also included is helpful information on simplifying meal planning and quickly creating nutritious grocery lists, but at the core are the healthy recipes, such as: • Baked Cauliflower Tots • Chicken Fajita Foil Packets • Beef Teriyaki Lettuce Wraps • Portobello Pizza • Curried Salmon Cakes • Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies • Spinach Stuffed Pork Chops • One-Pan Pesto Chicken

Eating on the Wild Side

Eating on the Wild Side Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jo Robinson
Editor: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316227951
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Winner of the 2014 IACP Cookbook Award in the category of "Food Matters." The next stage in the food revolution--a radical way to select fruits and vegetables and reclaim the flavor and nutrients we've lost. Ever since farmers first planted seeds 10,000 years ago, humans have been destroying the nutritional value of their fruits and vegetables. Unwittingly, we've been selecting plants that are high in starch and sugar and low in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants for more than 400 generations. EATING ON THE WILD SIDE reveals the solution--choosing modern varieties that approach the nutritional content of wild plants but that also please the modern palate. Jo Robinson explains that many of these newly identified varieties can be found in supermarkets and farmer's market, and introduces simple, scientifically proven methods of preparation that enhance their flavor and nutrition. Based on years of scientific research and filled with food history and practical advice, EATING ON THE WILD SIDE will forever change the way we think about food.

The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility

The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Heather Grzych
Editor: New World Library
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The Ayurvedic Guide to Fertility by Heather Grzych Summary

A PRACTICAL, INTENTIONAL GUIDE TO CREATING ENHANCED CONDITIONS FOR CONCEPTION Creating new life is a natural part of being a woman, but it doesn’t always come as easily as we expect. With high-stress modern lives, many women’s bodies are not prepared to nurture the growth of a child, and they may find it challenging to become pregnant. Heather Grzych discovered firsthand that the practice of Ayurveda, and its deep teachings on the Four Fertility Factors, could help her and other women create the optimal conditions for conception. She shares that understanding — which led to the birth of her son — in this comprehensive book. Ayurveda, the ancient “science of life,” teaches rejuvenating mind-body-spirit practices and herbal remedies that will help you and your partner align with nature for a healthy conception. You can safely explore this holistic approach as you plan for your pregnancy. With Heather’s guidance, you will discover and learn to enhance the factors that contribute to fertility and overall well-being, including the spiritual, emotional, and environmental dimensions of conception.

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carol J. Lammi-Keefe,Sarah C. Couch,John P. Kirwan
Editor: Humana Press
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Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy by Carol J. Lammi-Keefe,Sarah C. Couch,John P. Kirwan Summary

​This easy to use text provides practitioners and researchers with a global view of current and emerging issues concerned with successful pregnancy outcomes and approaches that have been successful or show promise in ensuring a successful pregnancy. The fully updated and revised second edition expands its scope with topics not covered in the first edition including pregnancy and military service; sleep disorders during pregnancy; the gut microbiome during pregnancy and the newborn; requirement for vitamin D in pregnancy; the environment—contaminants and pregnancy; preeclampsia and new approaches to treatment; health disparities for whites, blacks, and teen pregnancies; depression in pregnancy—role of yoga; safe food handling for successful pregnancy outcome; relationship of epigenetics and diet in pregnancy; caffeine during pregnancy; polycystic ovary syndrome; US Hispanics and preterm births; celiac disease and pregnancy; cannabis use during pregnancy. The second edition of Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy will be a valuable resource for clinicians and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel women of child-bearing age and pregnant women.

Food to Grow On

Food to Grow On Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Remmer, RD,Cara Rosenbloom, RD
Editor: Appetite by Random House
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Food to Grow On by Sarah Remmer, RD,Cara Rosenbloom, RD Summary

The definitive guide to childhood nutrition, packed with practical advice to support you through pregnancy, and up until your little one starts school. Food to Grow On gives you the tools to confidently nourish your growing child, and set them up with a positive relationship with food for life. From the moment you know a baby is on the way, you want what's best for your child. Enter Food to Grow On to coach you through every stage of feeding your child in their early years of life. Laid out in an easy-to- navigate question and answer style, this book provides practical advice and support from Sarah Remmer and Cara Rosenbloom, two trusted dietitians (and moms). With an empathetic tone and hint of we've-been-there-too humor, Food to Grow On is packed with hard-earned parenting wisdom and the very latest research in pediatric nutrition, so you will feel supported, understood, and ready to help your child thrive. Included inside are answers to pressing questions like: • How often should I breastfeed or bottle-feed? • Should I spoon-feed or try baby-led weaning? • What do I need to know about raising a vegan child? • My toddler is a picky eater, what should I do? • How can I make school lunches my child will eat? Sarah and Cara's advice covers what to feed your child, but also dives deeper into how to feed your child. With this broad approach, you'll learn eating well is much more than just the food you serve. It's about cultivating positive experiences around food at every stage of your child's development, whether they're about to start solids or about to start school.

Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy

Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Susan J. Fisher
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544986652
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Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy by Susan J. Fisher Summary

An indispensable guide to the revolutionary advances in pregnancy and childbirth, Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy contains trailblazing science that explains: Why the first eight weeks are the most important and how to optimize them Which prenatal genetic tests are risk‑free and which are a waste of money Why miscarriages are common and the preventive steps future moms can take When to be concerned about nausea What pregnant women can learn from their own mother’s birth stories What to do about pain during labor and delivery After decades of research into how babies develop in the womb, Susan J. Fisher, PhD, shares her expert advice to empower expecting parents. Complete with helpful illustrations, practical tips, and the essential questions to ask healthcare providers, here is everything you need to take charge of your health and your baby’s.

Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Meri Raffetto,Wendy Jo Peterson
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
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Benefit from the Mediterranean diet For decades, doctors and nutritional experts have observed—and confirmed—that people in Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences in vascular disease, obesity, cancer, and diabetes than their counterparts in northern European countries and the United States. Now, Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to cook meals inspired by the cuisines of Italy, Greece, Spain, and southern France so you too can live a healthier life free of excess weight and disease. The Mediterranean diet—ranked #2 in Best Diets overall, it is high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, and whole grains, and moderate in protein and animal fats—has proven to be beneficial in reducing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Now, a new study shows it may also be good for the brain. The Mediterranean diet isn't just a fad or a quick fix—it's a healthy lifestyle choice that's here to stay! Create more than 150 tasty recipes Get expert tips on meal planning and exercise regimes Prevent and fight diseases by eating delicious food Find delicious alternatives to unhealthy ingredients Whether you're just discovering the Mediterranean diet or are looking for some new recipes to add to your repertoire, this updated, hands-on guide offering the latest research has everything you need to start living a healthier life.

The Mother Of All Pregnancy Books

The Mother Of All Pregnancy Books Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ann Douglas
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443427411
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The Mother Of All Pregnancy Books by Ann Douglas Summary

Whether you're an expectant parent or you're just thinking about it, this comprehensive guide features a nonbossy, fresh, and fun approach to the greatest adventure life has to offer. Based on the best advice from over 100 Canadian parents, this information is served up with a uniquely Canadian spin. Never one to shy away from the tough topics, Ann Douglas addresses the concerns that all parents have to consider when facing pregnancy. With over 225,000 “Mother of All” books sold in Canada, Ann Douglas provides the inside scoop on what it's really like to have a baby The straight goods on preparing your body for pregnacy Practical advice on how to increase your chances for conceiving quickly The top ten worries for each trimester -- with a hefty dose of reassurance A glossary of pregnancy -- and birth-related terms A sneak peek of life after baby This book is the manual for those looking for real-world advice to help them during all the stages of pregnancy, from conception to birth and all that can occur throughout!

The Science of Pregnancy

The Science of Pregnancy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: DK
Editor: Penguin
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Follow the amazing journey of the earliest stages of human life, with month-by-month development shown in unprecedented detail. The complex concepts and processes of emerging life are demystified with clear, jargon-free text, while exclusive 3-D images, extraordinary photographs, and detailed illustrations illuminate every aspect of human pregnancy. The largest section of the book examines the development of the baby in the womb and the parallel changes in the mother's body. Special 3-D art, illustrations, scans, and photographs show exactly how a baby changes and grows during pregnancy and how the female body adapts to carry it. A section on labor and birth explains these processes with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-grasp text. The Science of Pregnancy also looks at the nature of human pregnancy, including how it evolved, and explores the anatomy and physiology of both the male and female reproductive systems. The mysteries of DNA and genetics are unraveled and explained in clear, illustrated detail, including patterns of inheritance and the interplay of genes and environment. Also provides straightforward, illustrated information on possible problems before, during, and after birth.