VEGETARIAN DIET: PREGNANCY & BREASTFEEDING | Nutrients, Calories & What I Eat

Hey guys, welcome back to my channel! In today’s video, I’m going to be sharing with you how I got all of my essential vitamins and nutrients during pregnancy and also now while breastfeeding my son, being vegetarian. Now I’m not a medical professional, so take anything I say with a grain of salt and […]

Preparing Your Body for Pregnancy with Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy

Jordan: Hi, I’m Jordan Rubin and welcome to Ancient Medicine Today brought to you by draxe.com. And I am here with, I was going to say old friend, but I’m going to say a young friend, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy. She is a medical doctor, board certified in family practice and runs a center for […]

Should Vegan Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy?

“Should Vegan Women Supplement with DHA During Pregnancy?” A systematic review of randomized controlled trials of DHA supplementation of pregnant and breast-feeding women failed to find any clear and consistent short or long-term benefit for psychomotor, mental, visual or physical development. Maybe DHA supplementation during pregnancy has no effect because the body isn’t stupid and […]

Are Organic Foods Safer?

“Are Organic Foods Safer?” The stated principles of organic agriculture are “health, ecology, fairness, and care,” but if you ask people why they buy organic, the strongest predictor was concern for their own health or their family’s. People may spend more for organic more for selfish, rather than altruistic motives. Although organic foods may not […]

Should Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Take DHA?

“Should Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women Take DHA?” One of the reasons breastfed infants may have better cognitive and visual development is because human milk contains long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids like the omega 3 DHA, while most available infant formulas did not, based on data like this where infants given control formula without DHA didn’t […]

Healthy Fish Oils Can Prevent Asthma

I’m Gabe Garza with today’s health news. If you have asthma then you might have reason to be angry at your mother and her diet during your pregnancy. Women who eat substantial amounts of healthy fish oils, such as those that come from salmon, produce children who will be less likely to develop asthma, according […]