Easy Ways to get in Healthy Fats into our and our Family’s Diet!

Healthy Fats are key nutrients required for baby organ and brain development (inside and outside of the womb), cognitive function at any age along with these additional benefits: Provides body with energy Boosts metabolism Helps you feel fuller longer (reducing calorie intake) Stabilizes Blood Sugar Levels – reducing cravings, pregnancy and overall health complications Helps »

Digest This….The Importance of Digestive Health and Food before, during and beyond Pregnancy

These are just a few startling statistics that children may encounter in their lifetime, there are so many more around learning, attention and overall health not included in this graphic. So how can these predictors and statistics be changed? It starts with us, as parents.   We can start as early as preconception; mom and »

Navigating health in the first trimester

The first trimester of pregnancy can be really challenging especially if you experience nausea like many. Nausea can be a result of one or a combination of: hormonal changes, nutritional deficiencies and stress. Suggestions for the first 3 months (and beyond) if you have nausea, food aversions, etc Start your day with a healthy protein and healthy »

Are You Constantly Craving Carbs or Tired? Solutions to Balancing Your Blood Sugar Levels

Cravings come in all shapes, sizes and areas within our lives. While cravings can be prevalent in expectant moms, they are not just reserved during pregnancy; rather anyone can have food cravings. They are typical when we are nutritionally and/or emotionally out of balance. When it comes to food cravings, it can be a result of many things such as: »