Recipes

Enjoy British Tomato Week if you’re trying to conceive

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

Balancing your blood sugar levels

Sugar itself is not a food group, although it is naturally present in certain foods such as fruits. The importance of balancing your blood sugar levels is because excess sugar consumption can lead to inflammation, hormone disruption (which can affect fertility), continued stimulation of the adrenal glands, yeast infections, lowered immunity, which may contribute to … Continue reading Balancing your blood sugar levels

Easter eggs, spring and fertility
Eggs, Easter and fertility

Long before chocolate eggs, Easter and fertility became part of the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, it was a pagan Equinox ritual and ancient cultures, including the Ancient Egyptians, Persians and Romans celebrated using eggs, which were a primitive symbol of fertility. Many different gods and goddesses were worshipped, and feasts were … Continue reading Eggs, Easter and fertility

Fertility friendly fermented foods

There are many benefits to your health from eating fermented foods, including benefiting your fertility nutrients, mostly because you are quickly adding millions of beneficial bacteria to your gut which our digestive system needs to work at its best. And luckily there is so much more delicious choice nowadays in fertility friendly fermented foods than the … Continue reading Fertility friendly fermented foods