of Canada say that we should consider the risks of NOT participating in exercise activities during pregnancy. The SOGC encourages all women with healthy pregnancies to enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle. (SOGC 2003)
Is the Fit 4 Two Postnatal Nutrition Programs a diet?
No. Fit 4 Two does not promote fad dients. Our program is designed to give moms basic nutrition knowledge and easy to use tools to make eating healthy, mindful easier for both themselves and their family. Our program is based on the Canada Food Guide.
Is the goal of this program to lose weight?
Women come to this program with a variety of goals. One woman's goal might be to increase energy, another's might be to eat more vegetables. While losing weight may be a goal from some participants, it is not the main focus on the program. Expect to learn new skills that will lead to healthier eating habits. The end result? A healthier you!
I am a vegetarian. Is this program for me?
Yes. Our program is based on the Canada Food Guide which includes tools for vegetarians. Note that some recipe cards include meat and fish.
I am vegan. Is this program for me?
If you are an established Vegan with a sound knowledge of how to get the nutrients you need, then yes. If not, we suggest working with a nutritionist to make sure you are eating a balanced diet. Note that most recipe cards include animnal products.
I have dietary restrictions. Is this program for me?
If you have a sound knowledge of how to get the nutrients you need, then yes. If not, we suggest working with a nutritionist to make sure you are eating a balanced diet. Note that some of the recipe cards may not be suitable for you.
"The (prenatal fitness) classes were actual workouts and Dee did not treat us like delicate flowers, which I loved."
-Stacey Gosselin, Vancouver