Healthy Lifestyle Amidst COVID-19

Healthy Lifestyle Amidst COVID-19

COVID-19 has resulted in people putting so many aspects of their lives on hold from weddings, vacations, to buying a new home. Managing infertility has also become challenging. A healthy lifestyle amidst COVID-19 can help you take control of an uncertain time. Many women can benefit from a diet and lifestyle reset. Eating fertility-boosting foods […]

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What Are The Best Types of Foods to Eat When You Have PCOS?

What Are The Best Types of Foods to Eat When You Have PCOS?

PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, which affects as many as 13% of all women, is a leading cause of infertility. Many women with PCOS have insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone that helps manage blood sugar and affects how your body metabolizes fat and protein. It helps convert sugars and starches into energy. What are […]

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Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight Affects Pregnancy

Weight affects pregnancy. Our governing body, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, has recommended that women achieve a body mass index (BMI;; kg/m2 ) of < 35 prior to pregnancy. These recommendations come from extensive study of risk and reported complications to be known and associated with pregnancy. It is fact that elevated BMIs are […]

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Fertility Diet Includes Foods That Increase Fertility and Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Fertility Diet Includes Foods That Increase Fertility and Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

More and more evidence links a healthy diet to increased fertility. One way to look at a fertility diet is to focus on what you can and should eat; this will help you crowd out other foods that don’t support fertility. A fertility diet includes foods that increase fertility and your chances of getting pregnant. […]

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Fertility Is Related To Diet And IVF Success

Healthy Diet for Fertility

Good health in general correlates with a good diet. Fertility is related to diet and especially success in IVF. While there remains no specific dietary guidance higher adherence to healthy eating does correlate with IVF success. A pro-fertility diet consisting of higher intake of supplemental folic acid, vitamin B12, Vitamin D, low pesticide residue produce […]

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Are Bananas Good For Weight Loss?

Are Bananas Good For Weight Loss?

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle by eating right and regular exercise is something we all should do and may help promote fertility. Although, weight alone is not the only factor that contributes to the health of a pregnancy and baby, but achieving a normal weight will decrease the risk of high blood pressure and diabetes of […]

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Inflammation Is a Contributor To Many Diseases Including Infertility

Inflammation Is a Contributor To Many Diseases Including Infertility

Inflammation is a contributor to many diseases including infertility, diabetes, cardiovascular disease (atherosclerosis), insulin resistance, PCOS and obesity. It may also have a hand in preeclampsia and preterm labor. Inflammation is a symptom, as well as, a disease whose exact root cause is unknown. Some of the inflammation that we see in reproduction is manifest […]

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Obesity is Associated With Lower Live Birth Rates in Women Having IVF

Women measuring her waistline.

Obesity is associated with lower live birth rates in women having IVF and other ART related procedures compared to women who are not obese. A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of 264 women who underwent 445 ART cycles found that waist circumference was independently associated with successful pregnancies. Women […]

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How To Keep Weight Off Once You Have Lost It

How To Keep Weight Off Once You Have Lost It

Do you struggle with how to keep weight off once you have lost it? A new study published this March in the Journal, Obesity reported that people who were successful at maintaining weight-loss relied on physical activity to keep from gaining back previously lost weight rather than dietary restriction. Successful weight loss was defined as […]

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How Does Nutrition Directly Relate to Reproduction?

How Does Nutrition Directly Relate to Reproduction?

We are what we eat and do and probably, and most importantly, we are what we don’t eat and don’t do. But how does nutrition directly relate to reproduction, particularly in our current environment? Benefits from the diet are seen in nutritive forms – folic acid, vitamin D. Also, we must think of the classes […]

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