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How to choose a prenatal vitamin

how to choose a prenatal vitaminAre you pregnant or have a friend or family member who is? Yes? Well chances are the topic of prenatal vitamins has come up.

We all know the importance of getting a good nutritional intake prior to getting pregnant (and during pregnancy of course). In many instances, women take prenatal vitamins and minerals to maximise their intake. There is one problem though:

There are lot of supplements on the market now. How do you know which one to choose? Continue reading

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How to compare pregnancy supplements

compare pregnancy supplementsAs I mentioned in a recent post on mindfulness in pregnancy, we are in the midst of planning a really fun package for ‘mums-to-be’. So stay tuned  (wink wink). Whilst we are on the topic of pregnancy, I thought it might be a good time to talk about pregnancy supplements. In particular how to compare them.

We all know the importance of getting a good nutritional intake prior to getting pregnant (and during pregnancy of course). In many instances, women take nutritional pregnancy supplements to maximise their intake. There is one problem though:

There are lot of supplements on the market now. How do you know which one to choose?

Let’s compare the major pregnancy supplements out there Continue reading

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Eating for Pregnancy: A lesson in mindfulness?

miI’ve been working away in the background on a few sideline SOL nutrition projects. One involves eating for pregnancy (more announcements soon – wink wink). Whilst my mind was ticking away on the subject of all things mumsy, something drew me back to mindfulness and mindful eating.

If this is your first time reading this blog, you might not know one of our key passions here is mindfulness. So please click here for a basic run down on mindfulness if you are new to the subject.

In essence, mindfulness and mindful eating is more about the WHEN, WHY and HOW of eating rather than the WHAT of eating. Continue reading

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