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Enhance Sperm by Choosing Salmon Over Pepperoni
A recent study published in the Journal of Nutrition (2014;144(7):1091-8) suggested that eating fish instead of other meats was associated with better sperm parameters including count and morphology than seen…
Reduce the Risk of Peanut Allergies
Reduce the Risk of Peanut Allergies
Women going through infertility treatment often ask what is safe to eat while attempting pregnancy in the hope that their child will have the best chance at being healthy. Eating…
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Lifetime
Prenatal care is the reason for the dramatic reduction of maternal illness and mortality in the United States. Initially, this care was focused on the major pregnancy complications: blood pressure,…
Benefits of Folic Acid in Pregnancy
January 6-12 was Folic Acid Awareness week. Folic Acid is an essential B-Vitamin that everyone needs to build DNA for cell growth and development. Enriched grains and fortified cereals contain…
Walnuts Improve Sperm Quality
Walnuts Improve Sperm Quality
A recent study published on line in the papers in press section of the journal, Biology of Reproduction (Biol Reprod. 2012. 112.101634) found that men who ate 75 grams (about…
Eat for Fertility
A traditional Western-type diet composed of a high consumption of trans unsaturated fats, animal proteins and carbohydrates with a high sugar content has been associated with a risk for cancer,…