"During pregnancy it's going to be really hard for you to meet all of your micronutrient needs from food, if half, or more than half of your diet is coming from carbs, it’s just a fact of life. You run a nutrient analysis and it shows this very clearly"
Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines. She is the author of two bestselling books, Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes.
> Why nutrition is so important for fertility and pregnancy
> Issues with the conventional nutrition advice and guidelines
> Why we should be focusing on a ‘real food ’approach, rather than the conventional dietary recommendations
> Key nutrients for pregnancy that aren’t often discussed
> Whether prenatal vitamins are important and how to identify a good supplement
> Folic acid vs folate
Visit Lily's website, Instagram, Facebook and Real Food for Pregnancy / Real Food for Gestational Diabetes books
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