In episode 28 of Fit Mama Real Food Radio I am joined by Lily Nichols RDN! She shares her knowledge on pregnancy nutrition and blood sugar regulation, plus nutrient dense foods for pregnancy, the importance of fat and some sugar myth busting!
Fit Mama Real Food Radio is a weekly podcast where I’ll be sharing insights, education and inspiration focused on living a happy and healthy life. I’ll be chatting about food, fitness, motherhood and mindset.
Pregnancy nutrition and blood sugar regulation
In Episode 28 Lily Nichols joins me to share her knowledge on nutrition for pregnancy. Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based nutrition (especially prenatal nutrition). Drawing from the current scientific literature and the wisdom of traditional cultures, her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and sensible.
- Lower carb/higher fat approach to prenatal nutrition
- The importance of fat as a nutrient in the diet
- Cholesterol in the diet
- Sugar in the diet
- Diet approach for gestational diabetes
- Nutrient dense foods mamas should consider during pregnancy
Links from the episode:
- Find Lily: Blog and Instagram
- Book: Real Food for Pregnancy
- Book: Real Food for Gestational Diabetes
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What pregnancy nutrition questions do you still have? What is your favorite nutrient dense food pre, during and after pregnancy?