Be inspired, challenged and educated as Melanie discusses her expert views and practical tips on a range of nutrition topics from anaemia to zucchinis. And, don’t forget to comment, ask questions and share… we want to know what you love!
I am so excited to tell you about my first book – The Pregnancy Weight Plan. The concept for writing this book came about as I repeatedly heard my clients say that they regret not maintaining more control over their weight during their pregnancies. Gaining too much...
Gaining weight during IVF treatment is a common side effect of treatment that many women seem to experience. So is it the IVF to blame? If not, what other factors could be causing it? And why don’t all women gain weight?
Probiotics are one way to help ‘top up’ the mix of healthy bacteria in our gut. So, in today’s blog, I’ll outline the top three benefits that probiotics may give to the mother and baby during pregnancy.
If you follow a vegetarian way of eating and are either pregnant or planning a pregnancy, then you may be wondering if cutting out meat and other animal foods at this time is a good idea?
Have you recently been diagnosed with gestational diabetes and wondering what the risks are to you and your baby’s health? Take a look at today’s video where I am joined by experienced dietitian Margaret Hay to chat gestational diabetes risks.
If you have Crohn’s disease, then you’ll know all about living with this painful inflammatory disease of the intestines. But does having Crohn’s disease mean that it will be harder for you to fall pregnant?
Maca is a popular fertility boosting supplement with claims of balancing hormones, improving libido and increasing pregnancy rates. But does the scientific research support these fertility claims?
The Mediterranean diet ranks right up there with one of the healthiest ways of eating. With a long list of health benefits linked to it, could improved fertility be another one that can be added to the list?
The alkaline diet has a number of claimed benefits including weight loss, increased energy and protection from all sorts of diseases. So is there much truth to the amazing claims made about an alkaline diet, and importantly will following it boost your fertility?
You’ve probably heard about melatonin as being a hormone that helps control our sleep and wake cycle. But melatonin isn’t just something that those suffering from jet lag may be focussed on. New research is now showing that this humble hormone has an important role to play in a woman’s fertility!
Royal jelly is a heavily marketed health food supplement that makes lots of amazing health claims. One of these claims is that it’s a potent supplement for egg health to help with a woman’s fertility. But is there any truth in these claims?
When you are about to spend a lot of money on fertility treatments, you want to have your body in tip-top shape, right? An IVF diet is clearly an important consideration. But what is it? And how does it help?