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February 2016

my 3 fav nutrition

Supplements while I am pregnant

I always knew I wanted to be a mother, but I never really spent time thinking or researching what a pregnant women needs or goes through during these very special 9 months. In the beginning of this year, I became a Health Coach, and one of the topics in the course was about the special health needs during pregnancy. Most of the information that I learned was very new to me, and it was such a wonderful coincidence that I…

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my 3 fav nutrition

Ways to eat avocado

{article published on Hawaii Sport Magazine – Jan/Feb issue} Abacate…that is what we call avocado in Portuguese. Growing up, I didn’t like “abacate”, and the main reason was because every weekend when I went to sleep over at my cousins’ house, her father forced us to drink an avocado smoothie for breakfast. It was a nightmare! We couldn’t leave the table to go play until we finished that gigantic cup with that green creamy liquid. I had to hold my breath and…

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Sun, Skin & Baby

You know that Ben Harper song… “She is only happy in the sun!” That’s me! I love love love the sun, clear sky, sunrise and sunset. Sunny days are one of my biggest motivations to go swim, bike, run or do anything outside. Well, my love for sunny days has been more moderate, since the skin of pregnant women is ultra-sensitive to the UV rays of the sun because of the overactive pigment-producing cells.…

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