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PART TWO - A: NUTRITIONAL FACTORS THAT SUPPORT CIRCADIAN HEALTH

Learn how nutritional factors including folate, choline, DHA, magnesium, serine, Vitamin D, and zinc support the circadian rhythm.

Summary:

  • Supporting hormones is one reason pregnant women need a high-protein diet1

  • Recommended reading: Lily Nichols’ book Real Food for Pregnancy

  • The amino acid (protein) tryptophan becomes serotonin and melatonin2

    • Melatonin is often considered representative of the circadian rhythm as a whole

    • Melatonin is anti-inflammatory3

    • Inflammation in pregnancy is ass…

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Nikko Kennedy