From the Beginning

Emily Rydbom
Fish in Pregnancy and Better Birth Outcomes

Fish in Pregnancy and Better Birth Outcomes

*Omega-3 Fatty Acid supplementation in pregnancy, decreases the risk of preterm birth, early preterm birth, and small for gestational age babies.*In a review of 70 randomized trials, pregnant women who took **500-1000 mg of mixed DHA and EPA, and at least 500 mg of DHA** starting **at 12 weeks decreased** their risk of **preterm birth** (<37 weeks) by 10%, **early preterm birth** (<34 weeks) by 42%, and reduced their risk of delivering a **small baby** (<2500g) by 10%. This is a critical nutrient that many women are frequently deficient in during pregnancy. And although the etiology of preterm birth is...

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Emily Rydbom
GrowBaby Nutrition Master's Courses

GrowBaby Nutrition Master's Courses

We are honored to have created this Perinatal Nutrition Master's Course in partnership with Metagenics. In this course we review current recommendations and science in the field of Preconcepetion Care for both partners, as well as review effective ways to manage PCOS, endometriosis and aspects of male and female infertility. You will also learn how certain nutrients work with you and for you in pregnancy. As always, we are in pursuit of the best from the beginning and continue to empower with impactful ways to change the health of you and your baby. **Perinatal Nutrition Master's Course**https://www.metagenicsinstitute.com/ce-education/nutrition-master-courses/perinatal-care/**MAPS Video Talks**In these...

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Emily Rydbom
Nutrient Depletion and What You Can Do About It

Nutrient Depletion and What You Can Do About It

As we lose nutrients in our soil, we look to modifying plants, adding vitamins and supplements to make up the difference...when instead it is imperative that we help the earth's soil return to what it used to provide us-micronutrients critical for our health and survival.  Did you know, you have to eat 400% more tomatoes or cauliflower to reach the same nutrient density as your grandparents received when they ate just one tomato or cauliflower. The loss of nutrients in soil has diminished at a frightening pace over the course of the last 100 years. The conversation to shift to...

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