Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?

Many studies have highlighted the link between obesity and infertility in women. For example, obesity can contribute to problems with ovulation and to irregular menstrual periods. It also contributes to a lowered response to fertility treatment and to miscarriages. Research indicates that reducing obesity improves women's reproductive health. The obesity was defined by World Health … Continue reading Can Obesity in Women affect Fertility ?

Are You Getting Enough Iodine?

Iodine is an essential nutrient naturally found in earth's soil and ocean water. It’s important to get enough iodine in our diet as it regulates our hormones, fetal development, and more. Generally, you can get enough iodine from your diet by consuming iodized salt, seafood, and certain vegetables like kelp, potatoes, lima beans and green … Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Iodine?

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet potatoes are the secret ingredient in this recipe, they are so delicious and great to incorporate in healthy flour-less naturally sweetened desserts. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins including vitamins A and C, B6, B1, B2, and B3. They are also full of nutrients like manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium, and fiber; all of which work … Continue reading Sweet Potato Brownies

What are Endocrine Disruptors?

There are many aspects of everyday life that can contribute to, and impact on, hormonal imbalance. This may include electronic devices, pollution, pesticides, chemical exposure, food ingredients, negative emotions and stress are just a few of hormone disruptors that can have profound effects on our hormone balance. Recognizing the dangers of hormone disruptors in the … Continue reading What are Endocrine Disruptors?

The Secrets to Healthy Ageing

Healthy ageing involves the interaction between genes, the environment, and lifestyle factors, particularly diet. Besides evaluating specific gene-environment interactions in relation to exceptional longevity, it is important to focus attention on modifiable lifestyle factors such as diet and nutrition to achieve extension of health span. Furthermore, a better understanding of human longevity and dietary patterns … Continue reading The Secrets to Healthy Ageing

White Bean Blondies

Baking with beans instead of flour adds protein to this healthy, naturally sweetened dessert! White beans are a nutritional powerhouse, as they’re packed with fiber and protein, numerous micronutrients, like folate, magnesium, copper, iron and vitamin B6. They are high in polyphenol antioxidants, which combat oxidative stress in your body protecting you against chronic illnesses, including … Continue reading White Bean Blondies

Authentic Neapolitan Pizza

Great pizza starts with the right dough! If you love making pizza at home like me, Caputo 00 Flour is the ingredient that will make the difference for pizza dough recipes. With low gluten content and higher protein, this flour provides the perfect stretch and flavor for an authentic Neapolitan pizza! Dough Ingredients 250 grams … Continue reading Authentic Neapolitan Pizza

Fennel & Bulgur Salad with Tuna Steak

This nutri-dense salad is bursting with flavors with the mild, licorice-like sweet flavor of the fennel, the crisp peppery celery, mildly bitter arugula, the heat of the chili peppers and citrusy lemon mint dressing topped with crushed hazelnuts- makes this salad so fragrant and delicious. The star of this dish is the Fennel, Both the … Continue reading Fennel & Bulgur Salad with Tuna Steak

How to make your Hormones work for you?

Can you choose to ignore the smell and cravings of freshly baked pastries? Perhaps for a day or two maybe, but what about 24/7, 365 days a year when a hormone is “screaming” out to you with increasing loudness to take a bite? Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com Although the hormonal “push” for you … Continue reading How to make your Hormones work for you?