How Do Diet And Lifestyle Affect Sperm Quality?

When a couple is struggling to conceive, many women (and more than likely many men) are quick to put the blame on the female half of the duo. She is obviously the problem, because she is the one that has the egg that needs to be fertilized, the uterus in which the fertilized egg implants …

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Why Pineapple Should Be The One Food You Keep On Hand

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com When you're trying to get healthy, you want to do whatever you can, right? When I started on my health journey, I wanted to cut out all the chemicals and things that I was finding in the products I used every day. When I embarked on my latest leg …

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A Fast Food Diet And Trying To Get Pregnant

We all know that it is important to eat healthy when we're trying to conceive. But just what does that mean? A salad is healthy, no matter where it comes from. Right? Well that's not always true. When you order a salad at McDonald's with grilled chicken (because we all know grilled is healthier than …

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Fertility and Dieting

If you're eating a healthy, balanced diet, it’s fine to lose weight while you’re trying to conceive, as long as you don't become underweight. In fact, that's honestly the first recommendation I make to clients: Begin eating a healthy and balanced diet. I don't recommend this for weight loss, per se, but to increase the health …

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Berries: How And Why You Should Incorporate Them In Your Diet

There’s no shortage of old wives’ tales (and Internet legends) touting the fertility benefits of certain foods — and the baby-busting potential of others. And if you’re thinking about starting a baby making campaign (or you’re already waging one), you’re probably wondering which are fertility fact…and which, fertility fiction. The truth is, you can get …

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Top 19 Foods To Help You Stay Hydrated

We all know that hydration is important. So with summer and high temperatures coming up, I wanted to make sure you had a list of foods at your fingertips that you could eat if you aren't a big water drinker. Remember, the higher the temperature, the more water you need to consume. Water is essential …

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When Should I Start Prenatal Vitamins?

Everyone knows how important getting the right vitamins and minerals is during pregnancy. Most women have to take a daily supplement although some do okay with diet changes. I recommend using both methods combined. Baby takes a LOT out of mom, so it's best to be as healthy as possible from the get-go. But when …

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Whole Body Nutrition With Sample Meals

Being healthy is not something that matters only when you are trying to get pregnant. Every day, you choose what goes into your body to nourish and sustain it. The quality of your diet, along with how active you are and whether you smoke, can stack the reproductive deck in your favor. It can also improve …

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