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! 

Maca: An Ancient Fertility Remedy

Maca: An Ancient Fertility Remedy

You may have heard of maca being used to enhance female libido, improve energy, and help with menopausal symptoms.  But did you know that this food of the Incans can be a powerful natural fertility-booster?Continue Reading

Beef and Kale Stew

Beef and Kale Stew

To me there is nothing more satisfying and comforting than a bowl of homemade stew.  It’s a whole meal in one, full of hearty vegetables, nourishing bone broth, and nutrient-dense meat.  It’s a meal you never feel guilty about.Continue Reading

How to Improve Sperm Health

How to Improve Sperm Health

For those of us who dream of having children, one of the most heartbreaking things in life is the inability to conceive easily.  I know many of us are under the assumption that whenever the time comes to have children, it is just a given that everything will work perfectly and be easy.  But forContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top 5 Fertility-Boosting Foods

Top 5 Fertility-Boosting Foods

When my husband and I first decided we wanted kids, we upped our intake of these 5 foods immediately, even though it was a good 8 months before we were going to start trying.  I’ve written before about the importance of preparing ahead of time for pregnancy, so I won’t bore you with that informationContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Spaghetti Bolognese Boats

Spaghetti Bolognese Boats

Since I try and stay away from high-carb, gluten-filled pasta, I’m always on the lookout for unique ‘pasta’ alternatives.  Spaghetti squash is one of the best and easiest alternatives to regular wheat pasta.  Spaghetti squash is a good source of vitamin B6, as well as being relatively high in fibre, vitamin A and vitamin C.  Continue Reading

How Soy Can Affect Reproduction

How Soy Can Affect Reproduction

There is a fair bit of controversy surrounding the subject of soy products and soy safety.  And it’s no wonder.  Never has there been a food that has been so vehemently argued as being a “health food”, while at the same time being villianized by others as “toxic poison”.Continue Reading

Balsamic and Honey Crockpot Pork Roast

Balsamic and Honey Crockpot Pork Roast

This pork roast recipe was one of the easiest and tastiest dishes I’ve ever made.  We had company for dinner the other night and I threw this together in the morning on a whim – I don’t usually make up new recipes for guests without trying it first, but I had a good feeling thisContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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