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Creating Routines with Children

Creating Routines with Chldren By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitamins.com Like many people, I grew up with dogs (hear me out).  I loved raising them and working with them to the point where I even got a job at a vet clinic in high school. One of the […]

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Why should a Pharmacist Verify Your Vitamins?

Why should a Pharmacist Verify Your Vitamins? By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com At Bump, every custom vitamin routine that is ordered through our site is sent to a local family pharmacy, where it is verified and filled by a licensed pharmacist. We do this for several reasons: […]

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Top 5 Vitamins to Help with Digestion

Top 5 Vitamins to Help with Digestion By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   Do you have digestion problems or feel uncomfortable after you eat? Do you experience bloating, stomach aches, or have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? One possible cause of these ailments […]

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Trace Minerals and Nutrition

Trace Minerals and Nutrition By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She […]

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Hair, Skin, and Nail Changes During Pregnancy

Hair, Skin and Nail Changes During Pregnancy By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   THERE ARE SO MANY changes that occur to your body when you are pregnant, it can feel like you aren’t “you” anymore. All of us know your abdomen grows as your baby grows, maybe you gain a […]

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Baby Sleep Training for the Uninitiated

BABY SLEEP TRAINING FOR THE UNINITIATED  By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitmains.com   I REMEMBER THE DAY my whole world changed, when a pregnancy test showed the faintest little line indicating positive.  I remember laying on my couch in happy disbelief (even though we had been trying) and […]

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Bioavailability and the Different Forms of Vitamins

Bioavailability and the Different Forms of Vitamins By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia […]

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To Breastfeed or Not to Breastfeed?

By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com CHOOSING TO BREASTFEED was a personal decision for me that feels weird to write about. I assume that would probably be the case for most women. It gets particularly sensitive for women who may feel like a failure when they are not able to breastfeed […]

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Vitamin and Mineral Synergy

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Choosing the Right Vitamins For You

Choosing the Right Vitamins for YOU By Kathleen Nguyen, BAPS, PharmD – Kathleen is a licensed Pharmacist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com   HAVE YOU EVER GONE to the vitamin aisle at your local heath or grocery store only to be overwhelmed by the hundreds of different brands and types of vitamins? Sometimes there are dozens of different […]

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Having a Fit Pregnancy and Managing Baby Weight

By Erica Jeung, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Principal at BumpVitamins.com IN LATE 2018, when I found out I was pregnant with my first child, I had a million and one questions about what to expect and what I could and could not do while pregnant. I knew I would have to adjust my life, but […]

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A Mom and Daughter Covid Tale

A Mom and Daughter Covid Tale By Sarah Walla – Sarah is a Mom & a Principal at BumpVitmains.com   Thursday Night Covid-19.  Coronavirus.  The Rona.  This little virus has really dominated our news and thoughts this year.  How could it not?  With schools, travel, jobs and the economy shutting down… it’s really changed our […]

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Why do some supplements provide more than the Recommended Daily Allowance?

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Supplements That Can Upset Stomachs and Ways to Avoid It

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss and Metabolic Support

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Preventing Postpartum Depression Through Nutrition

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Lower Risk of Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip Through Supplemental Nutrition

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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Prevent spinal birth defects with folic acid and DHA supplements

By Staci Gulbin, MS, MEd, RD Staci Gulbin is a registered dietitian with BumpVitamins.com. Staci is also a freelance writer, health editor, the founder of LighttrackNutrition.com, and the author of The High-Protein Bariatric Cookbook.  Staci has graduate degrees in Biology, Human Nutrition, and Nutrition Education from New York University and Columbia University, respectively. She has treated thousands of […]

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