Episode #211: The Fab 4 Pregnancy with Kelly Leveque

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On today’s episode, Steph interviews Kelly LeVeque, holistic nutritionist, celebrity health coach, and the best-selling author of Body Love and Body Love Every Day. Together, they walk you through the most important foods and nutrients to consume during pregnancy and postpartum. They share strategies they used during their own pregnancies (and recommend to their clients) to navigate morning sickness, cravings, and other common pregnancy complications. Kelly also shares her top tips for setting yourself up for a smooth postpartum period. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with what to eat and are looking for some “light structure” when it comes to meal planning, this is a must-listen!

Topics Discussed:

  • How to navigate morning sickness and cravings
  • How to get back on track after a rough first trimester
  • Overcoming mom guilt
  • Common misconceptions about prenatal nutrition
  • How to set yourself up for a smooth postpartum

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This episode’s guest

Kelly LeVeque is a holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, celebrity health coach, and the best-selling author of Body Love and Body Love Every Day. Her deep desire to help her clients, her passion for human nutrition, and her curiosity about how and why the body works drive Kelly to diligently study the latest research, evaluate competing theories and use this information to make individualized recommendations for her clients. Most importantly, Kelly’s practical and always optimistic approach to nutrition and wellness helps her readers improve their health, achieve their goals, and develop sustainable habits to live healthy and balanced lives.

Kelly’s website serves as a resource for her readers to find the latest research and rationale behind important nutrition principles, as well as delicious recipes and recommended products to fuel them well. In 2020, she launched the Be Well By Kelly Podcast to further provide listeners with her nutrition and wellness wisdom, and to introduce them to other health professionals with a wide array of experience and insights. With the desire to provide her coaching expertise to the public, Kelly developed the Fab 4 Fundamentals course, in which she simplifies the science of nutrition and empowers participants to confidently take charge of their health. She has expanded her nutrition curriculum to include a second course, Fab 4 Pregnancy, to provide moms-to-be with the wisdom, encouragement, and thoroughly researched recommendations they need to nourish themselves before, during, and after pregnancy. Additionally, Kelly released the Be Well by Kelly Protein Powder to round out the Body Love toolkit. This protein powder harnesses the power and benefits of simple yet wholesome protein and can easily be used in one of Kelly’s favorite tools, the #fab4smoothie. Through all of these resources, Kelly seeks to provide men and women with the tools they need to transform their health and their lives through nourishing whole foods and body-loving practices.

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