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Eating During Pregnancy: Everything You Need To Know and More with Lily Nichols

Juna Women Podcast

On this episode Sarah chats with Lily Nichols, RDN.  Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition. In the episode Sarah and Lily discuss the following topics related to food and pregnancy: • eggs • fish • choline • folate • caffeine • protein • veggies • eating for gestational diabetes • baby brain health • nausea • and much much more.  Lily also shares her top 3 food tips for pregnant mamas. Listen to find out!  For more from juna, visit juna.co or check out the Juna App for Pregnancy and Postpartum. If you liked this episode, please subscribe! Podcast Homepage: https://juna.co/podcast

1hr 6mins

4 May 2021

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321: How Nutrition and Real Food Prepare You for Pregnancy and Birth with Lily Nichols (Rebroadcast)

Doing It At Home

What and how should you eat during pregnancy?This is a big question that comes up often, and there are lots of thoughts around it. So where is a place where you can get all the info you need, in a clear, empowering and informative way?Enter Lily Nichols, our guest today. Lily is a real food dietitian, specialist in prenatal nutrition and gestational diabetes, and best-selling author of two books: Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. In this interview we discuss:Benefits of real food for pregnancy (both for baby’s optimal development and also to minimize pregnancy complications and ease postpartum recovery for mama)Nutritional management of preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, nausea, heartburn & moreMindfulness, stress management, exercise, avoidance of toxinsFoods to emphasizeFoods that can be helpful during labor (if you are able to eat and drink during the experience)Links: Lily’s website - https://lilynicholsrdn.com/ Lily’s Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/lilynicholsrdn Lily’s Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PilatesNutritionist Join our Home Birth Support Group on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1904721379788084/?ref=bookmarks Shop our DIAH merch - https://www.bonfire.com/store/diahpodcast/ Join us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/diahpodcast/ Visit our website - https://www.diahpodcast.com/


23 Mar 2021

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#4: Real Food Nutrition with Lily Nichols, Bestselling author, nutritionist and mom of 2

Wild and Wise Motherhood

#4 : Lily Nichols-Prenatal & Postpartum nutrition, how much protein you actually need, postpartum weight loss, all your questions answered -To connect with Lily, follow her IG @lilynicholsrdn -To connect with Ashley go to @Ashley.Shakti -Read More on Wild & Wise Motherhood HERE. -Go purchase Lily’s book, Real Food for Pregnancy with her NEW cookbook here: https://shop.lilynicholsrdn.com/

1hr 9mins

12 Mar 2021

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Episode 229: Real Food For Pregnancy with Lily Nichols

Naturally Nourished

Are carbs necessary during pregnancy? Is there such a thing as too much salt during pregnancy? What should baby’s first foods be? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Lily Nichols, an incredible wealth of knowledge on all things real food, pregnancy and baby! Learn how the prenatal guidelines should be revised, what nutrients pregnant women need the most of and which foods you actually need to avoid during pregnancy.  In this episode, Ali and Becki interview fellow real food dietitian Lily Nichols and pick her brain on all things Real Food for Pregnancy. Lily is best known for her work on Gestational Diabetes and challenging the current prenatal guidelines. Learn about low carb and pregnancy, whether carbs are a necessary nutrient for growing a healthy baby and why the focus should be on protein and nutrient density instead! Plus we cover liver as a superfood for pregnant mamas as well as a first food for babies, whether to salt baby food and common nutrient deficiencies for mamas and babies.  More about Lily Nichols, RDN, CDE:  Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based  prenatal nutrition. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines. She is the author of two bestselling books, Real Food for Pregnancy and Real Food for Gestational Diabetes. You can find her work at LilyNicholsRDN.com and on social media as @lilynicholsrdn.  Download a Chapter of Real Food For Pregnancy and get other free goodies from Lily here! Also in This Episode:  Episode 21: Ali’s First Trimester Episode 25: Ali’s Second Trimester Episode 27: Ali’s Third Trimester  Episode 134: Keto and Pregnancy Episode 186: Becki’s First Trimester Episode 196: Becki’s Second Trimester Episode 213: Becki’s Third Trimester Lily’s Story How the Conventional Pregnancy Guidelines are Failing Women Are Carbs Necessary During Pregnancy?  Essential Nutrients for PregnancyIodine RequirementsMultiAvail Mama has 220mcg Iodine Choline (Folate’s Cousin)B Complex has 100mg Choline The Risk of B-12 Deficiency During PregnancyB-12 Boost Mama to Be Bundle (MultiAvail Mama, EPA DHA Extra & Restore Baseline Probiotic) Liver and Vitamin A Toxicity During PregnancyYonder Way Ancestral Blend Liver Pate Salt During PregnancyTop 5 Myths About Salt Can I Salt Baby’s First Foods?Don't Add Salt to Baby Food: The Surprisingly Weak Evidence for Infant Sodium Requirements Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy Advice for Baby’s First Foods Supplementation for BabiesVitamin D Balanced Blend Liquid Meeting Baby’s Iron Needs Sponsors for This Episode: This episode is sponsored by the Naturally Nourished supplement line: these pure, potent and effective formulas have been hand selected to deliver profound health benefits. We price our formulas 2-5% below market industry standard and competitors and guarantee that our products will always be third party assessed to ensure they are free of mold, toxins, contaminants, and contain the stated active ingredients in dosages noted.  Use code ALI15 for 15% off your first Naturally Nourished Supplement Order!  This episode is also sponsored by Wild Foods, a company that puts quality, sustainability, and health first in all of their products. They have everything from coffee to turmeric to medicinal mushrooms, and every single product is painstakingly sourced from small farms around the globe. They take their mission seriously to fix the broken food system, and believe real food is medicine. They've partnered with us to give you guys an exclusive discount, so use the code ALIMILLERRD for 12% off your order at WildFoods.co! 

1hr 21mins

1 Mar 2021

Most Popular

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197: Registered Dietitian Lily Nichols On Real Food, Low-Carb, And Pregnancy

Real Talk With Jimmy Moore

“Even calling them vegetable oils makes no sense. They’re not vegetable oils, they’re industrial seed oils.”  - Lily Nichols Lily Nichols’ career as a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator unfolded rather organically and her work has included prenatal nutrition public policy, consulting, research, writing, and clinical practice. All of these experiences have brought her to where she is today. If you’ve read either of her bestselling books—Real Food for Pregnancy or Real Food for Gestational Diabetes—you know she’s a fan of research citations, yes (RFFP has over 930), but also making said scientific findings applicable to real life and understandable even by the non-scientist. In this interview, Jimmy talks with registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator Lily Nichols, author of REAL FOOD FOR PREGNANCY, about the importance of prenatal nutrition being centered around nourishment from quality food for both the mother and the baby. So many good nuggets in this interview whether you are thinking about getting pregnant, currently pregnant, or know someone in your life who wants to learn more about how to eat optimally for a healthy kid. Get Lily’s REAL FOOD FOR PREGNANCY book: https://lilynicholsrdn.com/books/​ Find Lily on Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/lilynicholsrdn​ Lily’s website: http://www.lilynicholsrdn.com


25 Feb 2021

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016: How to Have a Real Food Pregnancy with Lily Nichols

The Ultimate Baby Podcast

When I first came across Lily’s book Real Food for Pregnancy, I was so grateful to know that there was a resource out there that aligned completely with my values. Even better, Lily is someone who has done the research and focuses on evidence based nutrition proving that a whole food, ancestral diet is critical to a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant you need to listen to this episode. Highlights from this episode: Sarelle’s 53-week milestones Common misconceptions people have about pregnancy nutrition You are eating for 1.1 not eating for 2 The risk of getting salmonella from eggs is very low during pregnancy If you avoid eating eggs during pregnancy you are setting yourself up for a deficiency Pasteurized milk can still be contaminated Choose grass-fed hard cheese, it contains less moisture and lower risk of bacteria The best quality food is the most nutrient dense What are macronutrients, what are micronutrients? The real food diet aka the ancestral diet Why you should eat nose to tail Processed food is devoid of nutrients The main nutrients missing from prenatal diets Protein intake during pregnancy should be much higher than guidelines recommend Organ meats are the most nutrient dense You can prevent and treat anemia far more effectively with food Organ meats are less expensive than supplements Vegetarians who consume pastured eggs and grass-fed dairy still get sources of choline, Vitamin A, and DHA Supplement recommendations for vegans Oysters, mussels, and clams are loaded with B12, iron, selenium, and DHA Prenatal vitamins shouldn’t be the only source of nutrients Current recommendations for choline 94% of pregnant women aren’t meeting their adequate intake levels The biggest concerns about gestational diabetes and the lifelong development of a child What does carbohydrate intake look like during a healthy pregnancy? Alternative options are available for the gestational diabetes test Warming foods are recommended during the 4th trimester Collagen rich sources of food are beneficial for healing postpartum Lecithin rich foods help blocked milk ducts Make sure you eat enough food postpartum Vitamin D recommendations for mom and baby Low blood sugar is not good for your mental health Micronutrients that play a role in thyroid health and mental health Pregnancy spacing allows time for your body to heal Related links: Follow @marniwasserman and @ultimatehealthpodcast on Instagram for Sarelle (baby TUB) updates Lily Nichols - Real Food For Pregnancy (book) Lily Nichols website Follow Lily Nichols on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Lily Nichols - Real Food For Gestational Diabetes (book) Wild Meadows Farm (use the code ULTIMATEHEALTH to save $15 off your first order) US Wellness Meats Nook Sleep (use the code ULTIMATEBABY to save 15% off) Seeking Health – Prenatal (use code ULTIMATEBABY to save 10%) Lily Nichols - CGM Experiment: What I Learned As A Non-Diabetic From Wearing A Continous Glucose Monitor (article) Women's Health Nutrition Academy - Nutrition For Breastfeeding (webinar) Lily Nichols - Real Food Postpartum Recovery Meals: 50+ Recipes & Freezer Tips (article) Subscribe to TUBP in Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google

1hr 23mins

24 Feb 2021

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Real Food for Pregnancy author Lily Nichols, RDN

Fast Keto with Ketogenic Girl

Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition. Drawing from the current scientific literature and the wisdom of traditional cultures, her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and sensible. Her bestselling book, Real Food for Gestational Diabetes (and online course of the same name), presents a revolutionary nutrient-dense, lower carb approach for managing gestational diabetes. Her work 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. Lily's clinical expertise and extensive background in prenatal nutrition have made her a highly sought after consultant and speaker in the field. Lily's second book, Real Food for Pregnancy, is an evidence-based look at the gap between conventional prenatal nutrition guidelines and what's optimal for mother and baby. With over 930 citations, this is the most comprehensive text on prenatal nutrition to date. www.LilyNicholsRDN.com explores a variety of topics related to real food, mindful eating, and pregnancy nutrition. Get Your FREE ebook on keto: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com/pages/free-ebook Try the 28 Day Ketogenic Girl Challenge: https://www.ketogenicgirl.com Special thank you to Fast Keto sponsors: Try Proper Good's new Keto line of Soups! They are made with good for you ingredients and fit your keto macros! Use the code KETOGENIC15 for 15% off your order at www.eatpropergood.com - BiOptimizers P3OM are probiotics that improve your digestion and nutrient absorption, helping ensure your digestive tract and immune system stay strong and healthy. Go to bioptimizers.com/fastketo and use coupon code FASTKETO to save up to 10% off your order! - Prior to beginning a ketogenic diet you should undergo a health screening with your physician to confirm that a ketogenic diet is suitable for you and to rule out any conditions and contraindications that may pose risks or are incompatible with a ketogenic diet[, including by way of example: conditions affecting the kidneys, liver or pancreas; muscular dystrophy; pregnancy; breast-feeding; being underweight; eating disorders; any health condition that requires a special diet [other conditions or contraindications]; hypoglycemia; or type 1 diabetes. A ketogenic diet may or may not be appropriate if you have type 2 diabetes, so you must consult with your physician if you have this condition. Anyone under the age of 18 should consult with their physician and their parents or legal guardian before beginning such a diet]. Use of Ketogenic Girl videos are subject to the Ketogenicgirl.com Terms of Use and Medical Disclaimer. All rights reserved. If you do not agree with these terms, do not listen to, or view any Ketogenic Girl podcasts or videos. -

1hr 34mins

22 Feb 2021

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Ep24: Gestational Diabetes: Evidence Based Nutrition with Lily Nichols

One Strong Mama Podcast

What to eat/not eat during pregnancy can already feel confusing and overwhelming. Add a gestational diabetes diagnosis to the mix and it can feel next to impossible. Lily Nicols is one of the top experts and researchers in this area and breaks it down and makes it doable. She is a breath of fresh air and you will not want to miss this informative and super digestible episode!   Website: https://lilynicholsrdn.comInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilynicholsrdn/Other resources: Folate: Why It's Superior to Folic Acid for Pregnancy, 9 Gestational Diabetes Myths


5 Feb 2021

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HHHK 287: Exploring the Oral Glucose Tolerance Test & Gestational Diabetes with Lily Nichols

Health, Happiness & Human Kind

In today’s episode we are joined by Lily Nichols, registered Dietician and Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition. Lily and I discuss the oral glucose tolerance test and gestational diabetes, a highly requested topic by you. You will learn the challenges with the current “gold standard” for screening gestational diabetes, the impact of a moderate carbohydrate and low glycaemic diet and the high prevalence of “false positive” test results. We explore the current research around blood glucose reference ranges, HbA1c%, home glucose monitoring, continual glucose monitors, Lily’s personal experiences throughout her two pregnancies and so much more. Visit https://www.stephlowe.com/podcasts/287 for show notes, episode transcripts and more.


29 Jul 2020

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43. Managing Your Diet During Pregnancy - with Lily Nichols, RDN #WellnessWednesdays

Be Well By Kelly

Lily Nichols is a registered dietician and nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. She’s devoted her entire career to researching real food nutrition for pregnancy and gestational diabetes—and she’s uncovered a wide gap between current prenatal guidelines and what’s actually optimal for both mother and baby. She found out that, in mothers with uncontrolled blood sugar, the child is up to six times more likely to be diabetic or obese by the time they’re a teenager, and she realized that she could help break the cycle of childhood obesity. Her goal is to put better, more up-to-date information into the hands of moms and healthcare providers—because we can do a lot better than we are now!You will learn about...(00:55) The risk of childhood obesity based on the mother’s diet(05:32) Recommendations for carbohydrates and balancing blood pressure(11:58) What babies really need from their mother’s diet(17:58) Dealing with food aversion or cravings in the first trimester(33:30) Eating dairy during pregnancy(40:06) Hero foods for pregnant women(58:12) Why prenatal medicine contains folic acid(01:05:44) Important micronutrients and how to get them in your diet(01:16:02) Dealing with fear-mongering while pregnantResources:lilynicholsrdn.comRead: “Real Food for Pregnancy”Read: “Real Food for Gestational Diabetes”Instagram: @lilynicholsrdnConnect with Kelly:kellyleveque.comInstagram: @bewellbykellyFacebook: www.facebook.com/bewellbykellyBe Well By Kelly is a production of Crate Media

1hr 27mins

22 Jul 2020