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Category Archives: Prenatal

Your Thyroid During Pregnancy

Your Thyroid During Pregnancy

Thyroid issues are very common during pregnancy, and can have devastating effects on both the mother and the baby.  Unfortunately, thyroid problems are often difficult to diagnose when a woman is pregnant, as the symptoms are very similar to symptoms of pregnancy – including fatigue, aches and pains, dry skin and hair, digestion problems and depression, to name a few.  

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The Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid

The Difference Between Folate and Folic Acid

You may know of folate as one of the most important prenatal vitamins that a woman should concern herself with (certainly one of the most well-known).  This is arguably a very critical vitamin, as it helps to prevent neural tube defects in the growing fetus. Continue Reading

What are the Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

What are the Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

By now you most likely have heard that you need more Omega-3 fatty acids in your diet.  It seems to be all the rage these days – providing a panacea of health benefits ranging from improved skin and mood, to easier pregnancies and healthier babies.  But just where do we go about finding these oh-so-importantContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

Have you been wondering lately what all the hype is about with sea salt and pink salt and himalayan salt and all these other fancy and expensive salts in the stores now?  I mean, salt is salt right?  And besides, aren’t doctors telling us that we should be eating less of the stuff now anyway?Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Nourishing Super-Food Breakfast

Nourishing Super-Food Breakfast

When people find out I don’t eat bread, or cereal, or any other grain product or processed food, first comes a look of incredulity, and then, inevitably, they always ask me “but what do you eat for breakfast then?”  This is my go-to breakfast.  This is my answer to toast and eggs, or a bowlContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A Few Things Every Man Should do Prior to Conception

A Few Things Every Man Should do Prior to Conception

Let’s face it, when we think of healthy pregnancies and growing healthy babies, most of us think it’s the woman’s job to be healthy and reduce stress and get all the right nutrients for a growing baby.  Because after all, she is the one growing the little baby inside of her for 9 months.  WeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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