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The Pregnancy Cookbook

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Obstetrician Hope Ricciotti combines experience from her practice with insight from her pregnancies to give the best advice on how to eat for two. She covers the latest nutritional information, including vitamins, iron, folic acid, and calcium, while letting you know which foods are risky, particularly the latest findings on mercury in fish. She gives tips on exercising, m ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 17th 2002 by W. W. Norton Company (first published January 1st 1996)
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Sep 01, 2008 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one
Recommended to Dianne by: sadly, my primary care doctor
I knew I wasn't going to get along with Ricciotti when I opened the book at random and read the intro to her french toast recipe:

Although traditional French toast contains plenty of carbohydrates, it also contains a considerable amount of fat from egg yolks and whole milk, not to mention the butter in which it is cooked. We have been preparing a lower-fat version for years using eggs and egg whites, and skim milk in place of whole, to keep the fat and cholesterol down.

This was my first clue that
Mar 14, 2007 rated it really liked it
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i've never been pregnant, but when i am, you should probably buy me this book. really healthy, yummy recipes for every trimester...and still delicious when you're not with child.
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