Taking a trip down the food aisle in a supermarket can be super confusing. There are so many food labels to choose from. I get asked all the time.... What’s healthy? Should I really buy organic? What's the difference between organic on USDA organic? Free-Range? How about ‘grass-fed’? What’s the Non-GMO Project? Should I stay away from GMO's? What does all natural mean? Should I get Omega 3-DHA enriched eggs? I get it…it’s all incredibly overwhelming. So I decided to write this blog post to help you navigate all those food labels that food manufacturer love putting on their products.
Becoming aware of your environment is the best thing you can do for the health of you and your family.
Now that you are pregnant, you will become more aware and concerned for the well-being of your developing child. If you all ready have children, it is never to late to make changes. I know that becoming aware of the pollutants or potential harmful substances in our environment can cause you to feel overwhelmed, but the good news is...
“Children cannot make choices about their environment; it is up to adults to make the right decisions to ensure that they are protected.” — Dr. Lynn R. Goldman
What not to eat or take during pregnancy
This is first and foremost! Your doctor should have given you a list of foods and substances you should avoid during pregnancy. But just in case, this is where I am going to start...WHAT TO AVOID.