Posts made in September, 2016

Berry smoothie

Posted on Sep 8, 2016 in Breakfast, Drinks, Snacks

Berry smoothie

Green Raspberry Smoothie I love this berry smoothie because it’s filling and tasty.  The best thing about smoothies are that they don’t have to be fancy. You can be flexible in what you put in them, depending what you have in your fridge. They make it so easy to get a whole load of fertility nutrients in one easy hit. The raspberries are packed full of antioxidants which will benefit both of you, whilst the spinach will give you a good amount of folate which is absolutely crucial for when you’re trying to get pregnant. Teeming with other micro-nutrients and goodness it can be a...

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Fats for Fertility

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Blog, Food, Nutrients

Fats for Fertility

Why you need to eat fats for fertility to improve your chances of getting pregnant and the health of your future baby. Click here to find out more

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Foods to max your fertility

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Blog, Food, Nutrients

Foods to max your fertility

Foods to max YOUR Fertility Yep, foods to max your fertility do exist and are nothing fancy.  The less toxic food you feed your body, the greater the amount of nutrients your body has to help improve the viability of your egg or sperm. So here’s some easy tips: Eat fresh and local foods, preferably organic Eat seasonally as this is eating in line with nature Eat good, quality fats such as nuts and avocados but avoid trans-fats or rancid oils Avoid processed, packaged foods which are nutrient-poor and a possible source of trans-fats Avoid fast-foods, as they are also often a source of...

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When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 in Blog, Nutrients

When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body

When folic acid might be doing more harm than good in your body. You probably know that 1 of the most important vitamins you both need for fertility is “folic acid”.  However, what you might not know, is that due to a gene mutation not everyone can utilise the folic acid found in common prenatal supplements and high-street multi-vitamins.  In fact, this form of folic acid could be hindering your chances of falling pregnant. The gene in question is the MTHFR gene which controls how well your body makes the activated form of folate; if this gene is being expressed (as either C677T or A1298C)...

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