December 2023

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What is Gestational Diabetes and Why it’s Not Your Fault.

Gestational diabetes is prevalent in pregnancies today. In California, about 1 in 8 pregnant women are diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, with rates in specific areas soaring to nearly 30% (1). In this blog, we’re diving into what gestational diabetes is, the risk factors, and why it is not your fault. Thankfully, while gestational diabetes is …

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Easy Postpartum Recovery Nutrition for The Busy Mom

Growing and delivering a baby is one of the most nutritionally depleting and exhausting tasks women will face. Most focus on nutrition during pregnancy, but pay little attention to nutrition after delivery. The fact is nutrient requirements in early postpartum are actually higher than during pregnancy, making food as medicine an essential for postpartum recovery. …

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The Best Chickpea Cookie Dough Ever- Chocolate Chip

This chickpea cookie dough is a healthy blood sugar-friendly alternative to your typical refined flour. The collagen and beans add an extra protein boost, making these cookies a guilt-free gestational diabetes cookie treat. Perfect for those who love a chewy, chocolatey cookie without the traditional flour. The Benefits of Chickpea Cookie Dough Elevate your cookie …

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