New studies have confirmed exercise to be very beneficial during pregnancy! Ok, well most people already knew that but did you know that even if you have not exercised before pregnant women should begin low to moderate levels of exercise? It’s true, exercise can improve overall musculoskeletal and physiologic health as well as pregnancy related symptoms.
Exercise eases back and other musculoskeletal pains, Lowers maternal blood pressure, Reduces swelling, Improves post-partum mood including sadness.
Chia seeds are very rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants! They also provide calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, copper, niacin
Chia seed has the remarkable ability to hold 10 times it’s weight in water which makes it a great source of hydration. When poured into water a gel is formed which slows the absorption of sugars into the bloodstream, binds toxins in the digestive system and helps eliminate waste.
My friends over at Greens+ have a great Chia product. Give it a try…
Studies show that eating whole grains instead of refined grains lowers risk of many chronic diseases (stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, colorectal cancer, and inflammatory disease) and is also beneficial in weight management.
Most pronounced benefits were found in 3 servings daily however, as little as one serving daily showed reduced risk…
Whole grains are an essential part of a healthy balanced diet!