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Nutritional information per serving (2/3 cup): 435 calories, 13 percent fat (6.5 grams), 74 percent carbohydrate, 13 percent protein, 92 milligrams calcium, 3.5 milligrams iron, 60 micrograms folate, 6.8 grams fiber.
Victoria Abbott Riccardi, a Boston food writer, studied French cooking at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and Japanese cooking in Kyoto, Japan. Elizabeth Ward, M.S., R.D., is a Boston nutritionist and author of the book Pregnancy Nutrition: Good Health for You and Your Baby (John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1998).