Welcome to Bites of Health!  A nutrition and wellness site devoted to women's health and reproductive issues, with a focus on fertility, preconception, prenatal, and pediatric wellbeing.  

Here you will find information on tracking your fertility, understanding alternative birth control options, how to prepare for pregnancy, how to read your body and learn if your hormones are out of balance, and how to have an easy and happy pregnancy and give your baby everything they need to grow strong and healthy.

We also have a Women's-Only membership area COMING SOON!!  -where you will find even more in-depth information, discussions and resources on any and all topics of interest to women! 

Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

I love pasta, it is the ultimate comfort food for me.  When we started eating grain-free a couple of years ago, that was the hardest thing to give up.  Luckily, there are lots of great alternatives to grain pasta! Continue Reading

Mommy Water Review

Mommy Water Review

Have you ever tried to find a decent prenatal vitamin or DHA supplement?  One that doesn’t contain fillers, soy, gluten, sugar, or preservatives?  I have, and I can’t believe how hard it is.  Both of the health food stores that I frequent in my city have only a few options for prenatal supplements, and NONEContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A Word on Paleo

A Word on Paleo

It’s Saturday afternoon.. you’ve just enjoyed a wonderful lunch with a friend, and have decided to take a stroll through a bookstore.  You find yourself in the Nutrition and Diet section facing a stupefying number of books on every topic imaginable relating to nutrition – and every single one of them claims to have theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

The Importance of Seafood During Pregnancy

The Importance of Seafood During Pregnancy

If you are a pregnant woman in todays world you have undoubtedly been warned against consuming too much seafood during pregnancy.  Concerns of contamination with toxic substances such as PCBs, dioxins and mercury are not to be taken lightly.  However, are the risks of NOT consuming seafood greater than the potential harms? Continue Reading

Pan-Seared Asian-Inspired Tuna

Pan-Seared Asian-Inspired Tuna

Tuna steaks are not something we consume frequently, partly because we live in the prairies, and partly because we just tend to eat more salmon than tuna.  However, when we do eat tuna, this is by far my favourite method of cooking it.Continue Reading

Endometriosis Explained

Endometriosis Explained

As if we didn’t have enough potential health problems to worry about, women of child-bearing age are becoming more and more susceptible to a painful and distressing gynaecological condition called Endometriosis.  It is becoming more common these days, effecting up to 10% of women.  Continue Reading

Trouble Conceiving After Hormonal Contraception?

Trouble Conceiving After Hormonal Contraception?

When a woman has been on hormonal contraceptives such as the pill for an extended period of time, there is often a stage of infertility after stopping contraception.  For some women, regular menstrual cycles and ovulation return within a month or two, while for others it can take up to a year or longer forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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