Wendy and Jess invite Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author Lily Nichols. On the show, the knowledgeable trio discuss all things prenatal nutrition with Lily
Her bestselling book, Real Food for Gestational Diabetes, presents a revolutionary nutrient-dense, lower carb diet for managing gestational diabetes. Her unique approach has not only helped tens of thousands of women manage their gestational diabetes (most without the need for blood sugar-lowering medication), but has also influenced nutrition policies internationally.
In this episode, they cover:
Why Lily is so passionate about prenatal nutrition
How the childhood diabetes epidemic may be linked to a prenatal diet
What conventional nutrition gets wrong when it comes to nutrition during pregnancy
A different take on protein needs during pregnancy
Nutrients most commonly lacking in a prenatal diet, and how women can make sure they are getting enough of these nutrients
Lily’s take on supplements during pregnancy
How to incorporate intuitive eating principles while pregnant
If you’re expecting, this is a must-listen episode!