What Is Prediabetes and Why Should You Care?

What is prediabetes and why should you care? It’s a wake-up call that you’re on the path to diabetes. But it’s not too late to turn things around. If you have it (like 86 million other Americans), your blood sugar (glucose) level is higher than it should be, but not in the diabetic range. People […]

Why Use Supplements in Pregnancy?

Why Use Supplements in Pregnancy? This is a very important question to make sure the mother and baby are healthy.  Most recommended prenatal vitamins do not have “enough” of many nutrients AND often do not even get absorbed, or become bio-avaialble to the pregnant mother or fetus. Dr. Ladd McNamara has a wonderful webinar that I […]

Multivitamin use lowers risk of certain pregnancy complications

Pre-term birth (PTB) and small-for-gestational-age (SGA) births are leading risk factors of morbidity and mortality in newborns. Previous observations have indicated that multivitamins taken periconceptually (just before and just after a woman becomes pregnant) may decrease the risk of PTB and SGA. The objective of a new study was to relate the timing and frequency […]