Essential Reading

Good habits start with good questions—and we have answers. From nutrition and the science that drives us to insights from inspiring women, consider this your download on all things Essential.





There are some things better left unsupplemented. It might be weird to admit, but we’re actually all about a food-first approach.

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Most Women Are Getting Enough Calcium From Their DietArrow Right

Here's why you should focus on certain "helper nutrients."

One good habit is all it takes to kick off a healthier lifestyle. We’re here to help.

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Here's What It Actually Takes to Form a New HabitArrow Right

Let's dig into the science.

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9 Really Simple Ways to Live More Sustainably Every DayArrow Right

Doing better for the planet is easier than you think.

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How to Start Your Day on a Positive Note, According to an Optimism DoctorArrow Right

Dr. Deepika Chopra takes us inside her morning routine.

Your hub for all things pregnancy and parenthood—everything from the nutrients to look for in a prenatal to eye-opening interviews with new moms.

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"Can I Eat Cheese When I'm Pregnant?" And 10 Other FAQs, AnsweredArrow Right

You asked, we answered.

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12 Nutrients You Should Look for in a Prenatal VitaminArrow Right

Read your labels.

Floral Designer Chelsea Neff on Mothering a Business—and a New Baby

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Motherhood is a wild ride that you really can’t 'prepare' yourself for.

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How Much Should You Change Your Diet When You're Pregnant? We Did the ResearchArrow Right

According to research.

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Your Primer to Prenatal VitaminsArrow Right

Everything you've ever wanted to know.

To make something great, you’ve got to start from the ground up. From sourcing quality ingredients to supporting genetic variations, we’ve got you covered.

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How Ritual Defines High-Quality IngredientsArrow Right

We crossed the globe to find them, for starters.

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How to Deal With Vitamin BurpsArrow Right

They're gross, but here's how to deal.

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Ritual and Sustainability: Let's Do Better for the PlanetArrow Right

We're taking big steps.

The Ritual Method

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First, our in-house science team reviews thousands of human research studies.

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