Episode 384 – Lily Nichols RDN – Real Food for Pregnancy


For Episode 384 of The Paleo Solution Podcast we have guest Lily Nichols. Lily Nichols is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, researcher, and author with a passion for evidence-based nutrition (especially prenatal nutrition). Lily is also our go-to person for info on gestational diabetes.

00:00 – Intro
3:06 – Opening, and Robb and Lily discussing their children
5:20 – How Lily got into prenatal nutrition
11:28 – Evolutionary Medicine
16:42 – Nutrient deficiencies during gestation
19:47 – Low carb diets and birth defects
26:02 – Obesity and insulin sensitivity
28:18 – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics policy paper on prenatal nutrition
32:14 – Ramifications of public nutrition policy
39:22 – Nicaraguan cab driver story, and food system
42:15 – Cow island in Alaska
43:49 – Our food system doesn’t make sense
46:35 – Real Food for Pregnancy book
55:13 – Where to find Lily, and closing

Website: realfoodforpregnancy.com and http://pilatesnutritionist.com/
Twitter: @lilynicholsrdn
Instagram: @lilynicholsrdn
Facebook: PilatesNutritionist

Previous guest appearance on the podcast: Episode 269 – Lily Nichols – Gestational Diabetes

Zoe Harcombe article on low carb diets and birth defects mentioned in the show: http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2018/02/low-carb-diets-birth-defects/

Book: Real Food for Pregnancy



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