In: pregnancy nutrition

7 Pregnancy & Post Bub Mood improving Nutrition Tips
February 20, 2021

By Dr Anita Star The research tells us that mums nutrition during pregnancy will impact on the brain development and cognitive…

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Iron deficiency in Pregnancy and Babies over 6 months
February 18, 2021

Iron deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency I see in my practice. It is a big problem in many pregnant…

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Warm Pumpkin Lentil & Fetta (or grilled Holoumi )salad.
February 17, 2021

Warm Pumpkin Lentil and Fetta l (or grilled Holoumi ) salad. Ingredients 3 cups baby spinach leaves aprrox 3 cups diced…

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Lemon Braised Snapper
February 13, 2021

Did you know eating regular low mercury fish can help with fertility and decrease your chances of a premature bub when…

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Think P for Poo- Dealing with Pregnancy Constipation
November 26, 2020

Errrggghhh Constipation. Everyone said when women get pregnant they glow. No one told you about all the unpleasant side effects right?…

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What is Kombucha and is it safe in pregnancy?
July 5, 2020

What is Kombucha and is it safe in pregnancy? (In short probably not -sorry!)

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What is the most important nutrition tip for pregnancy?
February 18, 2020

When I ask women what nutrition advice they received from their doctor or midwife in pregnancy, way to often I hear, “not much really just to take a folate supplement” or “just to be careful with food safety and avoid deli meat and soft cheese”. ….

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Fruit is a health food; How on earth did this become controversial?
February 17, 2020

Fruit is awesome for fertility, pregnancy, childhood and adult health outcomes!!!! It’s so sad that fruit consumption has been demonised in…

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Vitamin D in Pregnancy
August 10, 2019

Dr Anita Star Fertility and Pregnancy nutrition expert discusses the importance of vitamin D in pregnancy

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Pregnancy & Dieting Culture A Toxic Mix
November 26, 2018

Blog by Dr Anita Star & Leah Vandervliet Authors of Growing Baby Bean: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy Nutrition Have you…

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Red Meat in Pregnancy
May 19, 2018

So I have posted quite a bit about plant proteins lately, but what about red meat?
Dr Anita Star discusses the benefits of red meat in pregnancy

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