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8 Fertility Myths debunked

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 in Blog, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

With recent reports about declining male fertility I thought it would be good timing to debunk a few fertility myths: 1. It’s easy to get pregnant No way! With at least 1 in 6 couples having trouble in conceiving, I think it is safe to say that it is not easy for every couple to get pregnant. Generally 84% of couples will conceive within the first 12 months of trying. 2. It’s always the woman’s issues NO!  this is one of the worst fertility myths! 40% of cases are due to the woman and 40% due to the man whilst 10% is due to both and 10% unexplained. With sperm counts having...

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Are your feminine-hygiene products damaging your fertility?

Posted on Jul 11, 2017 in Blog, Lifestyle

Are your feminine-hygiene products damaging your fertility?

Sanitary pads and tampons – the hidden dangers within! You could be forgiven for thinking “pads and tampons = out of sight, out of mind”.  Or perhaps you’re one of the growing number of women who’s becoming increasingly aware of the health hazards associated with their prolonged use.  You might be aware of the term “toxic shock syndrome”, but did you know that it may lead to infertility? They can create the perfect home for bacteria-growth which can pass deeper into your body. Your monthly cycle is natural; it’s nature’s way of telling you that you...

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How Antioxidants can help your fertility

Posted on Jan 9, 2017 in Blog, Nutrients

How Antioxidants can help your fertility

You’ve probably heard antioxidants can help fertility; they’re great for helping to stop or lessen cell damage caused by free-radicals; these are the bad guys produced by radiation, air pollutants, pesticides, cigarettes, medications, alcohol, fried foods, and many other industrial and household chemicals.  Our body also makes some to defend against viruses and the like. Antioxidants may help boost your chances of getting pregnant by enhancing the quality of your eggs and promoting ovulation and improving the maturation and motility of sperm. So here’s a list of foods high...

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Orange & Parsley Smoothie

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in Blog, Drinks

Orange & Parsley Smoothie

This orange & parsley smoothie was a beautiful start to my day.  Light, refreshing and nourishing all at the same time.  The orange is packed full of vitamin C and fibre coupled with parsley which is rich in vitamin C and folate. The beetroot is a good source of folate which is an important fertility nutrient for both male and female.  The lovely salad kale which is basically smaller kale leaves are also oozing antioxidants and is great for providing support for our over-taxed livers. Ingredients 1 large navel, peeled and quartered large handful of salad kale or baby spinach large...

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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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