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Pregnancy Supplement Recommendations

Pregnancy Supplement Recommendations

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 22, 2019

Pregnancy is a physically demanding process. Your body needs extra nutrients to ensure that you and your baby get the nutrients needed for optimal growth and development.

In my opinion over the counter supplements and those provided by GP’s and midwives are not good enough.

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Progesterone vs. progestins – what’s the difference?

Progesterone vs. progestins – what’s the difference?

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

Progesterone is often used as a generic term to describe any type of hormone that mimics the human-made progesterone. However, it is important to understand that progesterone made by the body is very different from the synthetic forms of this hormone used in products such as birth control.

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Why you shouldn’t feel guilty having ‘me time’

Why you shouldn’t feel guilty having ‘me time’

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

Our bodies aren’t designed to go-go-go all day long, but these days it’s how most of us live our lives. Without time to rest and relax our body is put into this constant hyper-stressed state.

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Daily green juice

Daily green juice

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

I often encourage patients to start the habit of drinking a green drink in the morning, this could be in the form of a green; juice, smoothie or ready to drink powder. Greens’ are packed with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients essential to great health, and a green drink is a good way to ensure that you getting a dose of these nutrients each day.

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Passionfruit bites

Passionfruit bites

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

These sweet and sour bites are perfect for the lunch box!

Low in sugar, and high in fibre and whole food fat, makes them very satisfying and great for keeping blood sugar levels even. Passionfruit is a kiwi favourite, and they are rich in vitamin A and C – both of which are essential for a healthy immune system.

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What's for breakfast?

What's for breakfast?

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

As a nutritionist I feel that eating a good breakfast each day is essential to great health. A balanced breakfast is a great way to supply your body with the nutrients it needs to help you through the day.

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Life changing loaf of bread

Life changing loaf of bread

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

This is one of my go-to breakfast foods. It is a gluten-free, no knead loaf of bread, packed with omega 3 fatty acids, fibre, zinc, and magnesium.

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What's disrupting your hormones?

What's disrupting your hormones?

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

Each and every day we come into contact with thousands of synthetic substances. Through the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the products we clean our homes with, and through the beauty products we put on our skin.

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Green winter soup

Green winter soup

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

Winter is soup season! Soups are so versatile, quick and easy to make. This is my go-to winter meal, it makes for an easy dinner or warming lunch.  The cashews add a subtle creaminess to this soup and help to make it more satiating.

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Top tips for a better nights sleep

Top tips for a better nights sleep

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

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Blueberry dairy free yoghurt

Blueberry dairy free yoghurt

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

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Winter elixir

Winter elixir

by Jessica Giljam Brown May 10, 2019

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