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Are you under-eating? Well, knock it off!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 22, 2015
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

NPR ran a segment recently on how many young female athletes tend to undereat, which can result in female athlete triad syndrome: irregular menstruation, low energy, and weak bones.  The piece focuses on the bone thing, which i

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Natal Nerds Part III: Vitamins and Mineral in Vivo

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 3, 2012
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

Yesterday, we talked carbs, protein and fat. Today, I’d like to look at vitamins and minerals. Is your #2 pencil sharpened and ready? Let’s begin. With a few exceptions, such as vitamins D, E, and K, micronutrient needs tend t

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Natal Nerds Part II: Macronutrients for Mamas

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 2, 2012
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

Yesterday, we went over some general lifestyle guidelines.Now let’s dig into protein, carbohydrates, and fat. If you live by the US Government’s Recommended Daily Allowances, the official numbers for macronutrients while pregn

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Natal Nerds: A 3-Part Guide to Baby-Making Nutrition

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 1, 2012
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

Admittedly, I’ve not given birth (yet), so I feel slightly awkward writing a series on nutrition and pregnancy, but then again, I feel slightly awkward in most things I do. Why should this be any different? After all, it’s a l

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