The power of Vitamin D Vitamin D is frequently referred to as the ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ as sunlight is necessary for the synthesis of this vitamin (which is produced underneath the skin following exposure to sunlight). Vitamin D occurs in two forms: vitamin D2, which is found in a small amount in some foods, and vitamin … Continue reading The importance of vitamin D for fertility success
It’s British Tomato Week (21-27 May 2018) and, if you’re trying to conceive, there’s even more reason to support our British tomato growers and eat plenty of tomatoes because they are packed full of the powerful antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene is a naturally occurring carotenoid which provides the red, yellow and orange colour to our fruit and vegetables. The … Continue reading Enjoy British Tomato Week if you’re trying to conceive
Now that summer seems has finally arrived, we can look forward to the British strawberry season once again. And because strawberries are bursting with nutrients that are particularly good if you are trying to conceive, make sure that you regularly top up on these little bursts of sunshine – but make sure they’re eaten within … Continue reading The British strawberry season helps if you’re trying to conceive
Because the Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional eating and living habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea it is hailed as being possibly the world’s healthiest diet and can be a smart choice for women and men who are trying to conceive. Not only is the diet abundant in all the … Continue reading The Mediterranean diet is a smart choice if you’re trying to conceive
Coconut water is a natural, nutrient-rich isotonic drink. Coconut palms are found naturally in tropical coastal areas around the globe. Top producing countries are Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Brazil, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Coconut water is the sweet, clear liquid found in freshly opened coconuts. Coconut water has so many amazing health benefits it is … Continue reading Go nuts for coconut water to improve fertility
It’s the time of year when we are all eagerly anticipating the arrival of spring, but it’s important to remember that the flu season usually occurs in the UK from October to April and the common cold can strike you down at any time of the year, even during spring and summer. So, to try … Continue reading Don’t forget to boost your immunity this spring!!
Most women are aware that they should be getting plenty of folic acid when trying to get pregnant and many already know that they need to eat a healthy balanced diet, however, most do not realize that the pH of their diet may affect their fertility and that eating an alkaline diet will boost fertility. We … Continue reading Eating an alkaline diet will boost your fertility!
Figs are an extremely good source of fibre, vitamins and essential minerals, and are a sweet way to boost your fertility nutrition. They grow on the ficus carica tree which is a member of the mulberry family and are thought to have been first cultivated in Egypt. Today, California remains one of the largest producers … Continue reading Figs are a sweet way to boost fertility
Endometriosis is a condition whereby tissue from the lining of the womb finds its way out of the womb and grows onto other organs such as the fallopian tubes and ovaries. Endometrial tissue which is growing outside of the womb responds to normal hormonal fluctuations and goes through the same process each month as … Continue reading Can change of diet help your endometriosis?