Honouring the Self

Honouring the Self

Of all the judgements that we pass in life, none is as important as the one we pass on ourselves, for that judgement touches the very centre of our existence.

…No significant aspect of our thinking, motivation, feelings, or behaviour is unaffected by our self evaluation…

Foods to avoid for Fertility

Foods to avoid for Fertility

When you are trying to conceive there are certain foods to avoid for fertility health, like raw fish. On the upside, there are certain quick and easy changes you can make to your diet which will dramatically boost your fertility so lets start with the good news! According to a study published in Nature Cell Biology a diet rich in organic foods and devoid of tobacco, caffeine and alcohol is the best way to protect your fertility from damage. Of course organic foods are the best fertility insurance. Here are some tips to get you started: Pregnant women who regularly eat fruit and especially vegetables are 46% less likely to miscarry Vegetables should be lightly steamed to avoid nutrient loss and digestive problems Fruit should be eaten alone, not with other food. It should be limited to 2 pieces per day and dried fruit should be completely avoided. A Lancet study found women who ate 350g or more of certain fish each week during pregnancy gave birth to children with more advanced verbal IQ scores, social skills, and communication than those mothers who ate little or no fish. WARNING: Research shows that some fish can be toxic to your fertility, even decreasing your chances of conception and your ability to create a healthy baby.  That is why it is essential to know what foods to avoid for fertility, which fish are safe to eat and how to add them to your diet. Protein is an important part of a healthy diet however if you were a big fan of raw fish foods it’s vital to know that when eating...