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Padma Lakshmi On Pregnancy: 'It's No Reason To Pig Out'

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Padma Lakshmi must know how to eat -- she's a Top Chef host, after all. But, just because she has an awesomely discerning palate doesn't mean she gorges herself, even though she's newly pregnant. She said having a bun in the oven doesn't mean her oven's working overtime. She told People magazine: "I'm not eating so much more. You only need 300 more calories. It's not a reason to pig out."

Padma Lakshmi doesn't overeat, even though she's prego. (Getty Images)
She's not breaking the bank buying baby clothes and all the gazillion nesting items before the birth of her first child this spring, either. She said: "I'm Indian, so we don't buy a whole bunch of stuff before the baby is born, because we want the baby to be born first, 'Not the cart before the horse.' "

And, she's still keeping the father's name under wraps. She told the mag she's perfectly happy, and doesn't want to talk about him.

Even if we don't know who the dad is, at least she will clarify that she won't be one of those celebs who names their kid something totally bizarre-o: "The name will have to do with my family. I don't think it's going to be called 'Pomegranate' or 'Atlanta.' "

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