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! 

How to Improve Fat Digestion

How to Improve Fat Digestion

Do you ever feel nauseous after eating a high-fat meal? Do you experience belching or flatulence after eating? Are you frequently bloated after a meal? Do you struggle with constipation or diarrhea? How about dry skin or eczema? 

If any of these symptoms sound familiar, you may not be digesting fats properly..Continue Reading

Paleo Leberknödelsuppe (Liver Dumpling Soup)

Paleo Leberknödelsuppe (Liver Dumpling Soup)

Leberknödel are dumplings made of liver, and are a traditional dish in Germany, most often served in soup. I try to eat liver as often as possible, so I’m always looking for new ways to serve it. This dish has quickly become our current favourite way of eating liver – so delicious and flavourful!Continue Reading

The Yeast Connection

The Yeast Connection

Hormone imbalances can affect nearly everyone, regardless of age or sex.  Too many stress hormones can disrupt our digestion, a lack of serotonin can cause depression, too little testosterone in men can lead to fatigue and low libido.  And of course we are all aware of the potential symptoms of menopause.  But did you knowContinue ReadingContinue Reading

How Can Vitamin B6 Improve Fertility?

How Can Vitamin B6 Improve Fertility?

Most of us these days realize the benefits of a healthy diet for a healthy pregnancy, and word about the benefits of a healthy diet for fertility is gaining ground as well.  Most well-meaning websites will tell you to eat a varied, clean, and ‘healthy’ diet (whatever that means), but few delve into the deeper issuesContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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

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