Growing a human is exhausting work — it’s no wonder that fatigue is one of the most commonly reported pregnancy symptoms! All that extra growth means that mom’s body is working overtime, and as such requires more nutrients than ever before in order to support healthy development of her baby. In this post we will look at the different symptoms of pregnancy during each trimester, and how overall good nutrition can help lessen their severity.Continue reading
Many people take fish oil supplements as a way to boost their intake of omega fatty acids, but you might still have questions about what these fats actually do, and how to ensure you’re getting the best quality. Here are some common questions about fish oils, and the evidence behind their use.Continue reading
Cold and flu season may be an inconvenient, uncomfortable part of winter, but there are things you can do to help defend yourself against illness.
While it would be ideal for people to get their nutrition from diet alone, the World Health Organization notes that, “people are now consuming more foods high in energy, fats, free sugars and salt/sodium, and many people do not eat enough fruit, vegetables and other dietary fibre such as whole grains.” Talking a multivitamin daily may help fill any nutritional gaps.Continue reading
Probiotics are often considered to be the missing link for the proper functioning of your body. In fact, research continues to uncover the many ways in which a daily source of probiotics is beneficial for a variety of health conditions,...Continue reading