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Your Vegetarian Pregnancy

Your Vegetarian Pregnancy

A Month-by-Month Guide to Health and Nutrition

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.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 416 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743234085 | 
  • June 2008
List Price $16.99

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Introduction

For as long as I can remember, I never liked to eat meat. It was at the age of thirteen that I became inspired to be a physician and to cease eating the flesh of other animals. Both concepts occurred to me when I awoke after having my appendix removed. I recognized that the doctor looking over my bed had saved my life, and I decided that someday, I too would save lives. I also truly appreciated the sanctity of life and resolved that I would seek to live my life without taking the life of any other creature.

I did not realize how circuitous my journey to become a physician would be. The journey took me from Brooklyn... see more

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Holly Roberts
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Holly Roberts

Dr. Holly Roberts is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pathology. She also has advanced fellowship training in cancer surgery. Dr. Roberts is the cofounder of a nonprofit lecture series on health and wellness. She lives in Little Silver, New Jersey.

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