Category Archives: Nutrition

Hypothyroidism, nutrition and fertility

It is world nutrition week. We want to focus this article on the importance of having the right thyroid hormone levels throughout the development of the fetus. As such, we will provide you with a few nutritional suggestions to help you maintain the recommended thyroid levels in a healthy way. Why is it important? Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the body lacks sufficient thyroid hormone. Thyroid hormones, especially T4, are a critical factor in the development of the central … Continue reading Hypothyroidism, nutrition and fertility

Infertility and food intolerance

10% of couples experience infertility without any apparent cause Over recent years, experts have been faced with the challenge of exposing the causes of hidden infertility. One line of research has looked into food intolerance and its effect on fertility. Eating certain foods that people are intolerant to can sometimes lead to chronic inflammation that triggers a response from the immune system. This response can occasionally be extreme and damaging for egg maturation. Intolerance can often result in poor metabolic … Continue reading Infertility and food intolerance

Vitamins and Fertility

In a recent post we talked about the importance of following a balanced diet to boost the chances of getting pregnant in a short time period. Today we will explain what vitamins must be included in your diet. Basic vitamins for improving fertility include: –    Vitamin A. Improves sperm maturation taken in sufficient quantities. It is contained in butter, peaches, carrots and egg yolk. –    Vitamin B1. Impacts upon mood, as a type of ‘upper’, and the nervous … Continue reading Vitamins and Fertility

Diet is also important

diet fo fertility

Today we would like to give you some quick pointers on adjusting diet to improve fertility, and help achieve pregnancy. According to the American Pregnancy Association, changes to diet that help reproductive health do not take effect until three months after they have been implemented. However, it is never too late to start making changes. ∙       Drink alcohol in moderation, or cut it out completely between ovulation and menstruation. ∙       Limit caffeine intake. Although studies aren’t conclusive in this area, … Continue reading Diet is also important