Can I do the Slimdown Challenge when I am Pregnant?

For your nutrition, the eating will be great for you!

Just make sure you are not restricting your calorie intake too much.

Here are My Top 2 Tips for Eating while you are Pregnant:

Tip 1: Don’t Starve Yourself.

When you are pregnant it is incredibly important to ensure that you are having enough calories and nutrients.

When most people try to get into shape they over-restrict their calories and cause Stress Mode in their body.

Soon cravings, feeling hungry and lack of energy cause blowouts.

When you are pregnant there is a lot more at stake than just a failed diet.

It is really important that you get the right nutrition through:

  • the nutrients in the foods you are eating
  • the types of foods you are eating
  • and the total amount of foods you eating

If you need more help structuring what you eat while you are pregnant follow the breastfeeding meal plan from my Response Mode program.

(It has the right calories, food choices and nutrients for both pregnancy and breastfeeding)

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Click Here to find out about the Response Mode Program.

Tip 2: Eat Pure.

Eating pure is really important when you are pregnant.

Eating pure is also really important to get into shape, to beat cravings and to feel full.

Eating pure foods means eating nothing in a packet, nothing manufactured, nothing reconstituted, and definitely nothing labelled diet or low fat.

Vegetables, Fruit and lean proteins are the foundations of pure foods and none of them usually come in a packet.

If a food comes in a packet, check the ingredients

A Pure food generally has very few ingredients, and then only ingredients you have heard of.

When a food is processed most of the “goodness” has been removed, and a lot of nasties are added like:

  • Chemicals
  • Salt
  • Refined sugar

I call these processed foods “Non-Foods”.

To get your body out of Stress Mode and into Response Mode swap Non-Foods for Pure Foods.

In: Pure Foods
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Out: Non-Foods
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TIP: Have a Slimdown Smoothie for a Quick, Easy way to get Pure Nutrition.

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Blend Slimdown Smoothie Mix with fresh fruit and milk (dairy or non dairy) to make a complete balanced smoothie.

My Slimdown Smoothie Mix is a 100% Pure natural product.

This means no sweeteners, flavours or chemicals or any other nasties have been added.

Because Slimdown Smoothie Mix is 100% Pure and Natural it is safe to have Slimdown Smoothie Mix while breastfeeding.

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Click Here to find out more about Slimdown Smoothie Mix

Heads UP about Regular Protein Powders and Shakes.

Slimdown Smoothie Mix is a unique pure product that I have personally developed.

ALL Regular Store Bought Protein Shakes are packed full of additives, artificial sweeteners, flavours and stimulants.

Regular Store Bought Protein Shakes are not part of any of my programs.

The additives in them are dangerous when you are pregnant and I also dont recommend them at all while breast feeding.

* As always with anything new if you have any health concerns, specific medical needs or are on prescribed medication – it is always best to check with your GP or obstetrician first.

Working out while you are Pregnant.

For working out, because your body is going to go through a lot of changes (especially if you are in the first trimester), it’s not time to start something new in terms of exercise, but you are fine to focus on more gentle exercise like walking and swimming.

* As always with anything new if you have any health concerns, specific medical needs or are on prescribed medication – it’s always best to check with your GP or obstetrician first.