PROGESTERONE AND FERTILITY

The presence of ovulation will increase progesterone production. However it can happen that even if we ovulate, we might not be producing enough progesterone to support a pregnancy or having a long enough luteal phase (which in terms of pregnancy, is better). Low progesterone can look like: Heavy, long periods. Moodiness. Short luteal phase <10…

IMPROVING SPERM/EGG QUALITY

Eat enough calories. Nutrients are key for genetic programming (conception, implantation, healthy development), hormonal balance (especially between oestrogen and progesterone, the latter supports the growth of a baby), detoxification. Quality eggs & sperm is what makes a healthy baby and give you higher chances at a healthy childbirth – remember it takes 3-4 months for…

MITOCHONDRIA AND EGG QUALITY

Egg quality is basically in constant change depending on what you feed your body and the nourishment you get and how well you absorb nutrients (even if you’re over 35, you can conceive healthily, or if you’re under 30 you might have it harder to support a pregnancy, age is not always the reason, but…

THE IMPORTANCE OF SUNLIGHT

Covering yourself in sunscreen and avoiding sunlight. Truth is that they’re hardly spending the same amount of time advising you off social media and blue light. Sunlight is needed FOR BOTH MALE AND FEMALE FERTILITY, in order to turn on certain hormones within your body and gracefully balance your endocrine system and its processes. Vitamin…

COCONUT AMINOS INSTEAD OF SOY SAUCE

Commercial soy sauce is not fermented, but instead genetically modified, upsetting the stomach right after consumption. I happily recommend the usage of ecological coconut aminos sauce instead! Coconut aminos are not only almost identical in taste, but also a quite powerful condiment packing some great benefits for you! Coconut aminos are created by using only…

GHEE AND HOW TO MAKE IT

Ghee is simmered butter for a long period of time to achieve higher smoke point than butter, acquiring a different taste and removing milk and water rests. Higher smoke point than butter, at 250°C, hence safer to cook in. Use ghee for baking, frying, roasting, and it won’t destroy its nutrients. Good option for people…