Understanding Iron Deficiency

Understanding Iron Deficiency

With 25% of the world’s population deficient in iron, it’s the most common nutrient deficiency, globally. Despite common belief however, the risk of deficiency does apply to meat eaters.   Iron is an essential nutrient for most living organisms. Among other roles, it’s used to produce haemoglobin which is what enables red blood cells to transport […]

Starting Your Preconception Journey

Everyone’s preconception journey is different, but what is important is that you have a plan in place to create optimal health for both you and your partner prior to conception, and an incredibly healthy pregnancy and entry into motherhood, whether it be your first time or now. I’ve put together some suggestions to help you […]

Ten Reasons Why I Don’t Consume Canola Oil

Canola oil was first developed in the 1970s and celebrated due to its low saturated fat content. In 1995, Monsanto created a genetically modified version, and now, in 2020, 80% of canola plants are grown in Canada are a genetically modified to withstand glyphosate (Roundup). In Australia, 90% of canola oil is not genetically modified, […]

Why I Declined the OGTT in Pregnancy

Firstly, this is my personal experience with a low risk pregnancy, no prior history and no family history. I am not giving medical advice – please speak to your Dr first before making any decisions regarding your unique circumstances. I’m also not down playing the seriousness of gestational diabetes (GD) [ever], but sharing my experience […]