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Kristin brown dietitian

60 Second Health Tip – What You Should Know About MTHFR

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Ladies – this message is important! We all know that folate is important if you’re in the preconception period or if you’re pregnant (scroll down in my feed for my post on folic acid vs. folate). Our physicians tell us to take a prenatal that contains folic acid and we are good to go. Sometimes, however, this isn’t the whole story. To keep things simple, the MTHFR (which stands for…

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60 Second Health Tip – Boosting Fertility

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Chromosomal abnormalities are one of the major causes of miscarriage during the first trimester. What isn’t really talked about is how much our diet and lifestyle can impact the health of our eggs and sperm. One of the major areas of focus are antioxidants. Antioxidants protect eggs and sperm from the impact of oxidative stress. We want to make sure that we’re incorporating at least 4-6 cups of antioxidant-rich fruits…

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60 Second Health Tip – Fibre and Hormones

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One thing I focus on with my clients is fibre intake. Fibre intake is important for general health but it is especially important when my clients are dealing with issues related to hormone imbalance. One of the major ways we detox excess estrogen from the body (among many other things) is by having a bowel movement everyday (and we all know that fibre can be really helpful for regularity). Research…

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