Nutrition · Preconception · Pregnancy

Should You Detox Before Getting Pregnant?

”Detox” is a bit of a trendy word being thrown around right now. It’s seen as the secret key to ultimate health, or maybe sort of that quick fix to all your health problems. A common question surrounding detoxing is whether or not you should do some sort of detox prior to getting pregnant. This… Continue reading Should You Detox Before Getting Pregnant?

Nutrition · Pregnancy

Salt Needs During Pregnancy

Salt has become one of those things that people have come to fear and have been told to avoid as much as possible. It’s been demonized as the cause of things like water retention and high blood pressure. The recommendation to limit salt to benefit health is often included during pregnancy. However, for most pregnant… Continue reading Salt Needs During Pregnancy

Fertility · Nutrition · Pregnancy

Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption

Green tea has been hailed as a health drink for its antioxidants and a fantastic coffee substitute because of its lower caffeine content. It’s also been said that green tea can improve your chances of conceiving as it helps to increase cervical mucus. There is a very important side of green tea, though, that may… Continue reading Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption