What to Eat When You're Pregnant and Vegetarian: The complete guide to healthy eating : 9780273785774

What to Eat When You're Pregnant and Vegetarian: The complete guide to healthy eating

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780273785774
ISBN 10
 
027378577X
Published
 
25/09/2013
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
208
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$23.99
 
 
Title type
 
$16.99
 
 
Description

As a vegetarian or vegan you already know how important it is to maintain a healthy, balanced diet. But being pregnant aswell can make it seem even harder to eat and drink in a way that will keep you healthy, your baby safe and provide the ideal fuel for growth and development.

What to Eat When You’re Pregnant and Vegetarian is your no-nonsense companion. This handy, compact book is the definitive healthy-eating guide for vegetarians and vegans who are expecting and provides expert guidance on what foods are safe and what you should steer clear of.

Table of contents

About the author

Acknowledgements

  1. How to have a healthy vegetarian pregnancy
  2. Preparing for pregnancy
  3. Planning a healthy diet
  4. A healthy weight gain for pregnancy
  5. Foods and drinks to avoid and those you don’t need to
  6. Getting enough iron and avoiding anaemia
  7. Other essential vitamins and minerals
  8. Omega 3 fatty acids – what’s all the fuss about?
  9. Should I take supplements?
  10. Common complaints and how to deal with them
  11. Breastfeeding – the best diet for you and your baby

Resources

Index

 

Author biography

Rana Conway is a registered public health nutritionist, specialising in healthy eating for pregnancy, infants and young children. She has a PhD for her research into the diets of pregnant women and regularly lectures on diet and nutrition to medical students, midwives and trainee dieticians. Rana is currently the nutrition expert for Practical Parenting magazine and writes for the National Childbirth Trust.