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! 

The Role of Antisperm Antibodies in (In)Fertility

The Role of Antisperm Antibodies in (In)Fertility

Many couples on their path to parenthood encounter fertility issues such as endometriosis, PCOS, uterine fibroids, blocked fallopian tubes, low sperm count, low sperm motility, anovulation or any number of hormone imbalances that may contribute to infertility.  But one issue that is not often talked about is antisperm antibodies.  Continue Reading

Homemade Bone Broth Guide

Homemade Bone Broth Guide

I use homemade bone broth in so many recipes that I end up making batches of it quite frequently.  I use it in stews, soups, as liquid for roasts and chickens, and for making homemade gravy.  I even drink it on its own or mixed with coconut milk and ginger as a nourishing snack.Continue Reading

How Sleep Affects Hormone Production and Fertility

How Sleep Affects Hormone Production and Fertility

We all know that we feel better after getting a good night’s sleep.  Mood and energy improve, concentration is better, and recovery from illness is swifter.  However, sleep is often the first thing sacrificed for want of more hours in the day, or even just a late night in front of the TV.  For theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Seafood Chowder

Seafood Chowder

The best seafood chowder I’ve ever had is from a little cafe in Tofino on Vancouver Island.  My grandma actually has the recipe, and it is every bit as delicious at her house!  I’ve always been a seafood-lover, so it’s no surprise that I love a good chowder!  And soups are one of the healthiestContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Can Inflammation Affect Fertility?

Can Inflammation Affect Fertility?

We are all familiar with inflammation in some form or another.  Whether we’ve had injuries that involved swelling, infections of any kind, or have seen the swollen, red joints in people with arthritis.  What many of us may not know, is that inflammation is at the root of all chronic diseases, even some cases of infertility.Continue Reading

4 Home Remedies to Improve Fertility

4 Home Remedies to Improve Fertility

I’m a big do-it-yourself-er.  I love being able to research and resolve things on my own.  It’s so empowering and really makes me feel like I can take care of myself.  I think that’s part of the reason I became a nutritionist – I love feeling like I am in control of my own health.Continue Reading

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Salmon is one of my all-time favourite foods.  I could eat salmon every couple of days and be pretty darn happy.  I like it barbecued, baked, poached, smoked, candied, or pan-fried.  Normally I just bake it with a bit of butter, dill, lemon and sea salt, but I was looking for something a bit moreContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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