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Top 7 Things to Know About Pregnancy Nutrition

Top 7 Things to Know About Pregnancy Nutrition

You’re pregnant. Now what do you eat? If you’re like many women I know, as soon as you find out you are pregnant, you start second-guessing your diet. And then you start Googling pregnancy nutrition, and pretty soon you’re confused and have a long list of things you either “must” eat or “never” eat. Take a deep breath. Instead of trying to hold onto everything, focus on these top 7 things to know about pregnancy nutrition.

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Let me start by saying that I believe in food freedom. I believe that all foods can fit into a healthy dietary pattern. I’m not here to tell you “always” or “never”.

But I believe in presenting people with the information they need to make the best decision for themselves and their families. And here’s the truth:

Based on the research we have, coconut oil is not a healthful choice. Hard stop.

How to Thrive: Easter Brunch Edition

How to Thrive: Easter Brunch Edition

It seems to me that we need to switch our mindset. Instead of a holiday being a reason to throw caution to the wind, I wonder if we need to treat holidays more like Tuesdays. And honestly, I’m less interested in living most of life under crazy restrictions that make me feel like I need to treat myself to something, and more interested in living out enjoyable health each day.

After all, understanding these special occasions is actually just figuring out how to do life NOT on a diet. Living a real life, with real friends and family, with real opportunities to celebrate and enjoy good food and good people.

Et tu, Protein?

Et tu, Protein?

High-protein diets have been very fashionable lately. Whether it’s a specific diet like Atkins, Paleo/Whole30 and Dukan, or just a push for high protein items, protein is EVERYWHERE. But could high levels of protein be harmful to your health? Even worse for you than smoking??

8 Signs You’re on a Fad Diet

8 Signs You’re on a Fad Diet

How do you even know if you’re on a fad diet? Today’s fad diets are usually taking on a different shape. With changes like this every few years, it can be hard to stay on top of it all. Is the latest way of eating you heard about a fad diet, a “regular” diet, or something that is actually good for you? It’s really tempting to rush to a diet that promises fast results without a lot of effort. Who doesn’t want to hit the easy button on life? I have been there. To help you steer clear of the fad diets, I have 8 signs that you’re following a fad and you might want to rethink your health priorities and goals.

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Folate

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Taking Folate

If you are a woman of child-bearing age, this post is for you. Not just for those who are currently pregnant or breastfeeding. A common misconception is that you don’t need to worry about folate until you are actually pregnant. Not true! Even if you are only at the point of knowing that you want to one day have children, this is something you should be thinking about.

Protein: Recommendations and Use (Part 1)

Protein: Recommendations and Use (Part 1)

If you look on the shelves of your grocery store, you probably notice one of two things written on the package – “gluten-free” or how much protein is in the food. Protein is definitely the nutrient du jour, and people are OBSESSED with getting enough. Is that warranted? How much is enough? How much is too much?

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You’re pregnant. Now what do you eat? If you’re like many women I know, as soon as you find out you are pregnant, you start second-guessing your diet. And then you start Googling pregnancy nutrition, and pretty soon you’re confused and have a long list of things you either “must” eat or “never” eat. Take a deep breath. Instead of trying to hold onto everything, focus on these top 7 things to know about pregnancy nutrition.

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Why Coconut Oil is (Still) Bad for Your Heart: A Scientific Review

Let me start by saying that I believe in food freedom. I believe that all foods can fit into a healthy dietary pattern. I’m not here to tell you “always” or “never”.

But I believe in presenting people with the information they need to make the best decision for themselves and their families. And here’s the truth:

Based on the research we have, coconut oil is not a healthful choice. Hard stop.

Can I Be an Entrepreneur if I Work for Another Company: How I’m Letting Go of Labels in 2020

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Can you be an entrepreneur AND work for someone else? I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as I went “all-in” on Katie Goldberg Nutrition, only to realize that I wasn’t quite able to bring in enough money to justify the childcare. I pursued other jobs, but have had a lingering feeling of failure or disappointment in the back of my head. Am I simply not cut out to be an entrepreneur?

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