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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 »

Seasonal Eating & Back To Basics for Family Nourishment

Ahhh….we are on the cusp of Summer while enjoying this beautiful Spring Time weather; fresh fruits and vegetables are starting to grow and some are even being harvested from the garden! Eating in season has so many health benefits for us and our children from higher nutrient density (the produce is typically left on the »

What Eating Well Means & Why it is so Essential in Preconception, Pregnancy and Postpartum

As a Certified Health Coach and a mom of 3 small children, my definition of eating well is: Consuming primarily whole foods Following Food Fundamentals (which can be applied to any dietary theory) Healthy Proteins – Plant based, Grass Fed/Pasture Raised animals Healthy Fats – Omega 3’s, coconut oil, avocados Fruits/Vegetables – Wide variety of »

I am a new mom and my baby is reacting to what I am eating….

As a mom of 3 children; 2 that I have nursed and 1 that I am currently breastfeeding, there are some definite challenges from baby having latch issues, milk production, to baby reacting to the foods that are passed through breastmilk. Some babies become gassy, have stomach issues, cry in pain while others may develop »

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 »