Folate Rich Foods for Fertility and Pregnancy

Many people who are thinking of becoming pregnant have heard of folic acid and that they should take a prenatal vitamin with folic acid in order to prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida. Folic acid refers to the synthetic form that is used in fortified foods (generally foods made with refined flour that have…

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The Best Prenatal Vitamins: How to choose a Prenatal

Choosing a prenatal vitamin can be daunting! There are so many options online and on drugstore and health food store shelves. Some of you may have been given a prescription for a prenatal vitamin from your doctor. The truth is that prenatal vitamins run the gambit from pretty basic and thus omitting important nutrients to…

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Cashew Coconut Bars

Protein bars, it’s easy to have a love-hate relationship with them. They are SO convenient, but it’s hard to find protein bars that are lower in sugar and that I feel great about eating or recommending. Where do I begin on the problems with most protein bars? Usually, they have too much added sugar. If…

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How To Eat More Vegetables

How to Eat More Vegetables

No matter your philosophy or school when it comes to nutrition, most people agree that eating more vegetables is a way to support your overall health, manage weight, and prevent chronic disease. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and fiber that support good digestion and health of our gut bacteria. I often notice that…

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Healthy Granola Recipe: Nutty Low Sugar Granola

This healthy granola recipe is very low in added sugar with only 2 grams of added sugar from maple syrup per 1/4-cup serving – this is much lower than most varieties of granola. It has a variety of  nuts and seeds which provide healthy fats, and the orange peel makes this granola taste like an…

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