although cravings may be frequent and possibly erratic, it is important to try to stay away from foods with a high “empty” caloric value.

Nutrition in Pregnancy

It’s already important to obtain sufficient nutrients and macromolecules* when you are not pregnant but eating for two (or more) increases the need for reaching certain milestones in your day-to-day eating habits. Making sure you adjust your nutrition during pregnancy plays a vital role in inciting, supporting and boosting your baby’s growth.

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) has many different manifestations that can appear as physical, mental, and emotional symptoms

Have you heard about PMS?

In popular culture, the acronym PMS, short for Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, is frequently flung around and utilized anytime a woman displays anger or frustration, two examples of emotions that have long been considered ‘unladylike’ and therefore, couldn’t possibly be expressed without some underlying biophysical cause… right?

The science behind morning sickness

The science behind morning sickness

According to the American Pregnancy Association, 50% of pregnant women experience nausea or vomiting within the first six weeks of gestation and although there is no single cause of “morning sickness”, doctors and scientists believe it to be the product of many abrupt and substantial changes that occur in the initial stages of pregnancy.