Pregnancy: before, during, after

Iodine

2nd May 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
Iodine for Better Health  For most people, iodine deficiency can cause low thyroid hormones leading to high cholesterol, low energy levels, tiredness, and feeling depressed . However, iodine deficiency during pregnancy is a harmful condition associated with miscarriages and stillbirths. Babies of mothers who had iodine deficiency during pregnancy are at a higher risk of

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Vegan Diet Protein

25th February 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
Vegan Diet and Protein Some people are concerned that the amount of protein in a vegan diet would not be enough for people high requirements such as top athletes, pregnant women and their developing baby. This is not true. If the diet has the right combination of the different types of protein in the right

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Vegan Diet Iron

24th February 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
Iron and Healthy Vegan Diet Iron is an essential mineral and it forms part of the haemoglobin in red cells that carries oxygen to the body’s cells, tissues, and muscles. Signs of iron deficiency include feeling tired and weak, pale skin, breathlessness, decreased work and educational performance, difficulty in maintaining body temperature, and decreased resistance

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Vegan Diet Calcium

24th February 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
How Much Calcium Do We Need? Calcium is an important essential mineral needed for making, growing, and keeping healthy bones and teeth. It also helps the muscles and nerves to work and helps to control blood pressure. During pregnancy, calcium deficiency has been found to increase the risk of pre-eclampsia, i.e. high blood pressure that comes

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Calcium

24th February 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
How Much Calcium Do We Need? Calcium is an important essential mineral needed for making, growing, and keeping healthy bones and teeth. It also helps the muscles and nerves to work and helps to control blood pressure. During pregnancy, calcium deficiency has been found to increase the risk of pre-eclampsia, i.e. high blood pressure that comes

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Vegan Diet B12

24th February 2017 / Eulalee Green

Pregnancy: before, during, after
Vitamin B12 works together with folic acid to make healthy nerve and red blood cells. It is also needed to make the DNA, the genetic material of cells. People with B12 deficiency may experience tiredness, weakness, nausea, constipation, loss of appetite, and weight loss. Some people may also get numbness and tingle in the hands

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