Pregnancy & Fertility nutrition

potassium and preeclampsia

Potassium and Preeclampsia (And 8 Healthy Foods to Eat)

A recent study published in the Journal of Reproductive Medicine examined the effects of fiber, potassium, magnesium and calcium on the risk for preeclampsia. Potassium and Preeclampsia: Reduce Your Risk with Using a food frequency questionnaire, researchers found that a diet high in both potassium and fiber significantly reduced the risk of preeclampsia. They also found intake of fruits and … [Read more...]

omega 3 fats and ADHD

Omega 3 Fats and ADHD (Eat THIS During Pregnancy)

What if you could boost your child's intelligence and increase the likelihood of good behavior? You can, and it starts in the womb. The principle fatty acid in the brain is docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) -an omega-3 fatty acid. While it is important to optimize levels of omega-3's in the brain throughout life for both mental and physical health, new research suggests it may be of critical … [Read more...]

infertility and inflammation

Infertility and Inflammation (And The Nutritional Solution)

Infertile? Check your blood sugar. More than that 54 million Americans have insulin resistance. If you're one of them, you probably have high levels of a substance called C-reactive protein (CRP) in your blood as well. CRP is a marker of inflammation and a known risk factor for heart disease. Infertility and Inflammation: How Blood Sugar But new research shows that inflammation may also … [Read more...]

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