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
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!
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
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
As the spring weather starts to get warmer it is a great idea to start eating lighter foods such as fish and seafood after the long winter months of consuming casseroles … yummy as they are! There is now robust evidence of how omega-3 fatty acids can improve male and female fertility. NHS Choices recommend … Continue reading How omega-3 can improve fertility
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
The arrival of another Valentine’s Day can be very daunting and stressful, especially if you are struggling with infertility, the very idea of love and romance may seem the hardest thing to think about. But this year, instead of trying to avoid it altogether, make your Valentine’s Day the perfect time to switch from the … Continue reading Raspberries are the food of love on Valentine’s Day