Should you take Maca root extract to improve egg quality?

Maca is available as a dietary supplement in the form of a powder, liquid, capsule, and tablets. The usual dosage for increasing fertility in women is 500 milligrams of dried maca extract taken 3 times a day.

2017-10-13T12:01:40+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Tags: , , |

There’s a difference between folic acid and folate, do you know what it is?

Image credit: tiramisustudio at If you had to answer the question, which vitamin would better prevent that your baby develops a neurological disorder, folate or folic acid, would you know the answer? Don't worry if you wouldn't. Many doctors can't tell the difference either and honestly (though I'm aware of the differences between the two) I myself often use the terms interchangeably.   Folate or folic acid: Which one is better? So what’s [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:40+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Do you eat a balanced diet? Really?

  What you eat affects your chances to get pregnant From the perspective of someone who has dealt with vitamins and hormones for over a decade, I am convinced that it is not a good idea to rely on the claims of the food industry that eating “a balanced diet“ will provide all the nutrients that our bodies need. What does a “balanced diet” mean, beyond being a phrase? Who feels they know [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:47+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Tags: , , , |

How eating paleo diet may help you get pregnant

Paleo and Mediterranean eating styles could be beneficial when trying to get pregnant Paleo nutrition - a realistic way to increase egg health? In short, “paleo” is translated from the Greek word, palaios, meaning “ancient” or “very old.” As a nutritional style, it represents the entire food spectrum eaten by our ancestors throughout the Stone Age (this broad historic period lasted over 3 million years, compare that with last 150 years of industrial food [...]

2017-10-13T12:01:47+00:00 May 18th, 2013|Tags: , , |