While some couples conceive without a problem, others try for years before getting pregnant. There are a lot of myths around what both men and women should and shouldn’t do if they want to increase their chances of conception, but a study has found just how much what you eat can have an effect. Harvard University researchers conducted the review, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, by assessing existing data linking nutrition and fertility. Six healthy breakfast recipes - in pictures + show all Six healthy breakfast recipes - in pictures 1/6 You will need: 1 onion, 1 red pepper, 1 stick of celery, 1 cup of mushrooms, 4 to 6 eggs, 1 habanero chilli (optional), 1 tablespoon of oil, 25g of grated low-fat cheese, 150 ml of skimmed milk, 50g of turkey breast. Add some spinach for an extra boost. Method: 1) Cook your turkey breast so that it’s ready to add to the mix later on. Best to grill it and then chop it up as it’s … [Read more...] about The foods to eat and to avoid to increase chances of getting pregnant
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Home / Lifestyle / House & Home / Gardening by John Stoa January 20 2018, 12.00pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppLinkedInEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Want to read more?Subscribe today from £1 a week There is an assumption that we all overindulge during the festive season, and that is hard to avoid as the boxes of delicious chocolates and biscuits appear in great quantity under the Christmas tree. However television and the press are taking this opportunity to address the problem of those of us who have gained a few extra pounds. There is no shortage of recommended gentle and strenuous exercise regimes to follow with music so we can go with the beat. Then advice on diets is very popular with information on both balanced diets, good foods to eat, foods to avoid and just how good are our super foods should we wish to add a plentiful supply of these in with our daily meals. The jury is still debating exactly what is a superfood and just how beneficial these … [Read more...] about From saskatoons to chokeberries: A berry good way to eat healthily!
THERE are a lot of fad diets floating around and a reoccurring theme seems to be 'eat clean' - but what if you didn't have to?Put down the salad – here are five reasons to eat ‘dirty’ food again from Healthista.A single glass of red wine a night can help prevent heart disease and could extend lifespan, thanks to it being rich in the antioxidant resveratrol.Resveratrol helps lower unhealthy LDL cholesterol and raises healthy HDL cholesterol.Dark chocolate contains the antioxidant resveratrol which could help with the body’s ability to fight ageing free radicals from food and the environment.Chocolate releases a feel-good endorphin into your brain.Most of the benefits of chocolate are found in the dark varieties containing at least 65 per cent cacao.Meat from lamb, beef and game provides complete protein with all eight amino acids necessary for muscle-building, something few vegetarian sources can’t provide.The right fats help control appetite, stabilise … [Read more...] about Fed up with being told to eat clean? The five ‘naughty’ foods that are actually NICE (for your health)
IT is a skin condition that plagues more than four million adult Brits.And kids are not immune, with one in five being diagnosed with eczema - most before their fifth birthday.Regardless of when, the reality is being diagnosed with the skin condition can feel like a life-sentence.Flare ups can strike at any moment, on a beach holiday or when the colder weather hits. And while there are creams, ointments, balms and treatments available, there are other things you can do to ease your condition.Here, a team of nutritionists share their top seven tips, including what to eat and what to wear to reduce your risk of suffering a flare-up.1. Keep moisturisedEczema causes a break out of itcy, dry and often scaly patches of red skin.Not only is it painful but it can make sufferers feel insecure.It can appear anywhere on the body, but is very likely to crop up in creases, including those in the arms and legs.Nutritionist Cassandra Barns said one of the most important things sufferers can do … [Read more...] about From freezing your PILLOW to eating salmon and ditching sugar, experts reveal 7 tips to beat eczema
It's hard enough getting kids to eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Plenty of adults struggle too. And that's not to mention all those people in regions where it's either too expensive or just too hard to buy fresh produce. And now we're supposed to eat seven portions a day? The World Health Organization has long recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables per day. Fruit and vegetables are low in energy, but rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers and other substances that the human body needs to stay healthy. But a study by University College London has found that five portions are not enough. The researchers say we need a minimum of seven portions per day. "Fruit and vegetable consumption was associated with decreased all-cause mortality," the researchers write in the report of their study, which looked at health surveys across England. Fruit and vegetables lower the risk of developing high-blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, or the risk of … [Read more...] about You need persistence – and these tips – to get your kids to eat seven portions of fruit