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5 Key Nutrients your fertility is craving

Posted on Sep 15, 2017 in Uncategorized

Did you know that whilst you might be eating foods that meet the recommended daily intakes (RDIs) for some individual nutrients, often most of these are quite dated?  That’s because their levels are set to prevent such diseases as scurvy; they don’t take into account the toxicity in our environment or the stress of our busy lifestyles today, and the toll on your fertility. There’s a ton of studies showing the effect of low nutrient intake on sperm, egg quality, and hormonal issues and much more. So, the 5 key fertility nutrients to look out for are: ZINC: this may improve the quality of the...

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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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5 Reasons why Organic Foods feed your fertility

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in Uncategorized

5 Reasons why Organic Foods feed your fertility

5 Reasons why Organic Foods feed your fertility. I know for some people that the cost of organic food can put them off buying it, but it’s worth remembering that the foods you choose to eat can impact your fertility. Here’s 5 great reasons why you should buy organic wherever possible: 1. Higher nutrient content Compared to conventionally-grown foods, organic foods are more nutritious with a higher content of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which are all important for the viability of our eggs and sperm. 2.Additive-free Just imagine the effects on your body of the dozens of synthetic...

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Could a silent infection be causing your infertility?

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 in Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Could a silent infection be causing your infertility?

1 of the most overlooked things when struggling for a baby, is whether or not either of you have a genito-urinary infection. Many genito-urinary infections have no symptoms and so can easily be missed.  Plus there is the stigma attached which often puts people off from getting checked out. They can impact your immune system and lead to inflammation which may stop you from falling pregnant and affect your fertility, or even lead to miscarriage. Some are transferred sexually whilst others are viruses or bacterial infections that can be spread via skin to skin contact. Infections to look out...

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