Fertility Foods: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body While Trying to Conceive

Fertility Foods: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body While Trying to Conceive


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A complete dietary program for women seeking healthy pregnancy. Created by RDN certified experts, Fertility Foods provides you with powerful nutritional benefits and more than 100 recipes.

Struggling with infertility can be one of the most frustrating experiences for women looking to conceive. Rather than juggle multiple prescription medications all while scheduling an endless series of doctors’ visits, Fertility Foods helps you to seek better results—just by changing your diet!

As you prepare to enter one of the most significant times in your life, you owe it to yourself and your future children to make sure that your body has absolutely everything it needs, at the proper times and in the proper quantities.

Fertility Foods includes:
· Over 100 nutritious, satisfying dishes to boost your fertility
· Dietary breakdowns to help you understand what will help your body conceive, and why
· Tips on managing stress and other lifestyle factors
· Heartfelt support and guidance from women who have struggled with infertility
· A how-to guide on putting together a healthy kitchen

Fertility Foods is more than just a diet plan or cookbook. It’s a companion, a constant support providing you with the information you need to ensure you receive proper nutrition before conception.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578267033
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
Publication date: 10/31/2017
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

ELIZABETH SHAW, MS, RDN, CLT is a nutrition expert, adjunct professor of nutrition and owner of a nutrition communications consulting business. She is a nationally recognized speaker and freelance writer for Fit Pregnancy, Shape, Oxygen and Fitness Magazine. Her passion for spreading the message about the powerful role food and nutrition play in one’s life has led her to be featured on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family, NBC Los Angeles News, The CW San Diego News, Fox 5 News, What to Expect, The Huffington Post, Food Network, US News & World Report, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Bustle, The Daily Meal and PopSugar. You'll find her at ShawSimpleSwaps.com (@shawsimpleswaps) and BumpstoBaby.com (@bumpstobaby), sharing her love for food and travel, along with a friendly smile to support you on your journey to baby.

CHEF SARA HAAS, RDN, LDN is a food and nutrition expert with formal training in the culinary arts. She works as a freelance writer, recipe developer, media authority, public speaker and consultant dietitian/chef. Sara is a former culinary and nutrition instructor and served as a National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Media Spokesperson. Sara has been featured in Eating Well Magazine, Shape Magazine, Parents Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street ​Journal, The Huffington Post, Epicurious, BabyCenter, O Magazine and Today’s Dietitian Magazine. Sara also shares her love of food and nutrition on her website, SaraHaasRDN.com, and on Instagram (@cookinRD) where she posts recipes, as well as nutrition and cooking tips.

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I met these two remarkable women like many people meet nowadays—on the internet. As fellow health food bloggers, we’re part of a large network of people who share a common passion for food and the amazing power that it has to affect our health.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Sonali Ruder xi

Authors' Note xiii

Meet Elizabeth Shaw xv

Meet Sara Haas xix

Part 1 The Recipe for Nutrition and Fertility

Chapter 1 The Foundation of Food and Fertility 3

Chapter 2 The Main Ingredients 7

Chapter 3 The Secondary Ingredients-Other Fertility Factors 43

Part 2 Fertility Food Recipes

Breakfast 55

Appetizers, Sandwiches and Snacks 97

Salads, Dressings, and Soups 145

Entrees 181

Side Dishes: Roasted Vegetables and Whole Grains 221

Sweet Treats 245

Appendix A Dietary Reference Intake 267

Appendix B Building a Healthy Kitchen: The Staples 269

Appendix C Cooking Techniques and Terms 273

Appendix D Food Safety Recommendations 275

Resources 279

References 281

About the Authors 285

Recipe index 289

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