The food of warriors – Did you know that chia means strength in the Mayan language and Aztec warriors would actually eat them for energy and endurance. Now, if there’s ever a time in our lives when we need endurance and energy it’s during pregnancy. Am I right?
Choline is an essential nutrient in our foods. When we use the term essential, it basically means that the body is unable to produce something by itself and we therefore need to source it from our diet or by supplementation. Although widely distributed in the diet, choline is absent from most prenatal vitamins currently on the market, and less than ten percent of pregnant women achieve target intake levels.
Answer- sunlight, Okay so here’s a question?? What happens when it’s winter, freezing cold and we’re in the middle of a pandemic and our daylight activities have been restricted. Where do we get our Vitamin D from then? As we’re now finding ourselves indoors more than usual and since our main source of vitamin D is sunlight, we need to ensure we’re getting the right levels through supplements and food sources.