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Counting Macros in the Motherhood Transition? Ask Yourself Why

  Counting macros (or the amount of proteins, fats, and carbs in food) is an incredibly useful nutritional tool. It brings structure, certainty, and results to those who abide by the rules. Unfortunately, I see a lot of anxiety and pain around this tool, which ultimately negates its utility.  For …

Fall Webinar Series – Sign Up Now!

Mark your calendars. This is the first of our fall webinar series. We will have a free webinar on Monday, September 11th, 18th, and 25th at 5pm PST. Each webinar will be lead by a member of the BIRTHFIT tribe, no more than 60 minutes, and plenty of room for Q/A. …

Summer Webinar Series: Unleash the Power of Rhythm (Eating Psychology)

Life is possible through rhythm: orbits, biogeochemical cycles, heart beat, breath, sleep, menstrual cycles, and metabolism. Without rhythm, disorder and disease occur. This is as true for heart arrhythmias as it is for metabolism. If you feel lost or uncomfortable in your relationship with food, rhythm is a beautiful place …

My Autoimmune Journey

  I shared this blog on my practice website as a means of communicating to patients and friends about my personal health journey.  The number of people who reached out to me after publishing it stating that they were going to make changes in their diet/lifestyle in an attempt to …

BIRTHFIT Podcast: Mary Shenouda aka Paleo Chef

    The BIRTHFIT Podcast Episode 58 Mary Shenouda   [0:00:00]   Lindsey: All right, guys! Thanks to our sponsors, Original Nutritionals. Our friends at Original are on a mission with us to walk the walk when it comes to human betterment.   They’ve created a brand founded on pure basic essential …

12 Ways to Live BIRTHFIT

Fitness: Move daily: Movement is life. Find an activity that motivates you. Find your “why” and set your plan and your goals. If you need a coach, get one. If you need a buddy to help you stay accountable, get one of those, too. Thirty minutes of movement a day …

Support Your Eggs by Improving Their Environment

  Fertility rates as a whole are said to be in decline.  Discussion on this usually involves couples choosing to wait longer prior to starting a family, environmental hormone disruptors affecting female fertility and an overall decline in sperm health.  It’s often viewed that men can be fertile for a …

The Hype Around Methylation

  The new hype around methylation and Folic Acid vs. Folate… Women in the midst of family planning are hearing that they should have concerns about methylation, folate, and folic acid.   What does it all mean? Is it important information for everyone or just some women? Let’s clear up …

BIRTHFIT: Coach Dave Talk Cow’s Dairy

Postpartum Nutrition Tips: Think Nutrient Density