There is so much information regarding nutrition for fertility and pregnancy, that it is easy to become overwhelmed. Fertility Bridges can guide you through a nutrition plan that works best for your needs and lifestyle. We will discuss with you the many factors that exist and what nutrition avenues to take, based on your general health, gender and age. We have access to appropriate nutritional resources to refer when necessary to optimize your fertility.
In addition to having neighborhood access to some of the finest reproductive specialists in the world, Beverly Hills women now have a new piece of ammunition to add to their infertility toolkits. Everett Laboratories announced this week that its combination myo-inositol/folic acid supplement, Pregnitude, is now available for purchase in the United States.
Fish contain nutrients essential to the developing fetal brain, but they can also be contaminated with brain-damaging mercury and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The ecological questions are similarly confusing. Many wild fish are being fished to extinction, but fish farms can be a major source of environmental destruction as well. Learn why you still shouldn’t skip it.
Apples again have the dubious honor of nabbing the top spot on the ”Dirty Dozen” list of produce with unacceptable pesticide residues, issued by the Environmental Working Group. EWG has also issued its updated “Clean Fifteen” list of produce least likely to be tainted with pesticides. For the first time, the group also tested other types of prepared baby food.
Protein is a very important nutrient during your pregnancy. Protein supplies you with the amino acidsthat are crucial for the growth and development of your baby, the placenta, uterus, breast tissue, amniotic fluid, and blood volume. Getting the recommended 71 grams of protein each day is easy for most women. Lean meats and fish are good sources.
To snack or not to snack? That depends on the snack. Done the right way (calorie-controlled, nutrient-rich), snacking can keep cravings in check and up the nutritional quality of your diet. But all too often some of the most common snacks—even the ones that seem healthy—are filled with salt, sugar, excess calories, and even harmful chemicals.
Trying to boost your libido? These aphrodisiac foods and recipe suggestions can satisfy your appetite—and spark your desire. Many couples find it difficult to maintain a healthy libido when trying to conceive, especially if there are issues with fertility. This article has some helpful ways to increase your libido naturally through dietary choices.
During pregnancy, a healthy weight gain is not only important for your baby’s development, but it’s also important for your health too. Because every woman is unique, it is important that you talk with your doctor about the weight gain range that is right for you. For some women, gaining a healthy amount of weight during pregnancy is difficult.