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Nutrition

The benefits of sourdough bread – pregnancy postpartum

Authentic sourdough bread has amazing health benefits. Many people avoid bread and often for good reasons, as today most supermarket breads are highly processed and packed with artificial additives. Traditional sourdough however is made by one of the most traditional forms of grain fermentation – dating back to ancient Egypt […]

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Free Stuff, Nutrition

Quinoa Egg and Veggie Salad – pregnancy postpartum meal

This nutrient dense quinoa egg and veggie salad an easy pregnancy postpartum nutritious meal. It is relatively simple to make and is fabulous the next day to take for lunch especially if you are pregnant ! Recipe for Nutrient dense Pregnancy Postpartum Quinoa Salad Ingredients : 1 C quinoa 2 […]

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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

Eggs are a Pregnancy Postpartum SUPERFOOD

Eggs are fabulous superfood for both during and after pregnancy. They are a convenient source of protein and also packed with essential vitamins and minerals that are commonly lacking in many women’s pregnancy and postpartum diet. Forget cholesterol concerns and learn about Choline in eggs Choline is found in egg […]

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy Exercise – should you monitor your HEART RATE ?

Planning to exercise during pregnancy ? You might have been told you need to monitor your heart rate or that it can only be at a certain level. Do not raise heart rate above 140 bpm. 140 bpm (or beats per minute) was the so called “safe” level set several […]

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Nutrition, Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

What is healthy pregnancy weight gain ?

Are you concerned about pregnancy weight gain and how many calories you should be eating during and after pregnancy ? As a Pregnancy and Post Natal Exercise Coach I am often asked the following questions ….“How much weight should I gain during pregnancy ?”, “What should my calorie intake be now […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

How to measure your Diastatis Recti / Abdominal Separation

Diastasis recti (DR) can be a big concern both during and after pregnancy. If you aren’t sure what diastasis recti is – it’s abdominal separation that occurs during pregnancy and continues both birth. This separation is completely normal and HAS to happen during pregnancy –  your core needs to separate to […]

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Lifestyle, Mindset & Motivation, Post Pregnancy

Stop counting CALORIES and lose weight – I did !

I am often asked … How many calories should I eat during pregnancy? How many calories should I eat to lose baby weight ? Did you know… CALORIE counts are just estimates. The actual calories your body receives from foods varies – depending on so many factors. So trying to […]

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Post Pregnancy, Pregnancy

How to BREATHE during Pregnancy / Postpartum workouts

BREATHE OUT !  Is a cue I repeat with all my pregnant and postpartum clients during any form of movement. By this I mean ….exhale on exertion or the hardest part of the exercise and especially when you lift. Why you need to exhale on exertion – IAP If you hold […]

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Nutrition

Festive Bliss Balls – Recipe

This bliss ball recipe is a lovely festive fun treat for all the family. My favourite homemade  chia cacao protein bliss balls are simple dipped in white chocolate then topped with an organic sugarfree cranberry and our home grown mint leaves. Ingredients 110 grams raw almonds 110 grams pitted dates […]

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