Pregnancy: my second trimester

Times flies by! I can’t believe I’m now 7-month pregnant, with only one last trimester to go until my little one arrives. I can’t wait to meet this little bundle of joy but at the same time, I just feel like there so much left to do until then! But *taking a deep breath*, one thing at a time[…]

Gestational Diabetes Screening – is it really necessary to drink that horrible sugar-rich and chemical-laden drink between your 24th and 28th week of pregnancy?

If you have been around pregnant women or have been / are pregnant yourself, you may have heard of the infamous test done between the 24th and 28th week of pregnancy to screen for gestational diabetes. You probably heard of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, but there’s also another form of diabetes that can develop in the[…]

Side effects of eating Paleo or low-carb

Changing your diet from a high-carb, low-fat standard American diet to a lower carb and higher fat diet requires your body some time to adapt. In the meantime, you may experience some short-time and transient side effects. These side effects are not dangerous but can be a bit annoying. Most of them are preventable if you follow these[…]

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