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September 27, 2021

Real Food for Conception & A Healthy Pregnancy

with podcast guest

Lily Nichols


Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based prenatal nutrition and exercise. Her work is known for being research-focused, thorough, and unapologetically critical of outdated dietary guidelines.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.

In this episode, we talk about the role nutrition plays in fertility, the problems with mainstream pregnancy diet advice, the nutrients that many pregnant women’s diets lack, what you need to know about folate vs folic acid, nutrients which can reduce your risk of pregnancy complications, and so much more!


  • Why doctors are so out of touch with the importance of nutrition
  • The role of nutrition in fertility and conception
  • The problem with focusing on what not to eat
  • Why folic acid supplementation and the risk of listeria shouldn’t be the sole focuses of a prenatal diet
  • Nutrients that are most commonly lacking in a prenatal diet
  • Why you should probably be eating more fish
  • What you need to know about folate vs folic acid
  • Nutrients which can reduce your risk of pregnancy complications
  • The surprising link between salt and pre-eclampsia
  • Do pregnancy cravings mean something?


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