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Author Ward, Elizabeth M, author.

Title Expect the best : your guide to healthy eating before, during and after pregnancy / Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD.

Publication Info. Nashville, Tennessee : Turner Publishing Company, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    618.242 WAR 2017    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's, Parents' Shelf    j 618.242 WAR 2017    Available
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1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Second edition.
Description viii, 326 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-317) and index.
Contents Prepregnancy: starting from a healthy place -- Great expectations: how eating healthy food is good for you and your -- Baby -- Myplate plans: what to eat before, during, and after pregnancy -- Your pregnancy: expect the best -- The fourth trimester: after the baby arrives -- Food safety and other concerns: before, during, and after pregnancy -- Common concerns and special situations -- Quick and delicious recipes.
Summary Completely updated and revised with new guidelines from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association). In this comprehensive guide to nutrition and health during pregnancy, Ward provides solid, research-based answers to women's most frequently asked questions about diet, exercise, weight gain, and supplements and offers specific advice that's easy to incorporate into your daily routine. Expect the Best shows you how a healthy lifestyle from preconception to postdelivery will help you to have the brightest, healthiest child possible. You'll find dozens of useful, easy-to-follow tips for healthy eating and physical activity, including: Why you (and your partner) should achieve a healthy weight before trying for a baby, and how good nutrition helps maximize fertility in women and men. Trimester-by-trimester advice about nutrition and exercise during pregnancy. Safe postpregnancy weight loss, and the best eating plan for nursing moms. How diet can help you handle conditions such as gestational diabetes and morning sickness.
Subject Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects.
Mothers -- Nutrition.
Exercise for pregnant women.
Genre/Form Cookbooks.
Added Author Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
ISBN 9781681626246 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1681626241 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781681626253 (hardcover)

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