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Fertility and Milk: Is there another possibility? Part II

By | August 3rd, 2010|Diet|

If you read my first article about avoiding milk while trying to conceive, you might be asking “but there’s a big study showing milk improves fertility”. Yes, a couple of years ago milk was boasted as the fertility cure by promoting ovulation. Newsweek discussed the use of whole milk and ice cream to improve ovulation by providing “good fat”. Truthfully I believe good fats can be found in fish and certain veggies (i.e.: avocado) without consuming whole fat dairy products. A major concern with milk is the hormones contained in it which can impact the reproductive system – either [...]

Grow Live Granola – Gluten Free

By | March 25th, 2010|Diet|

Well, one of the things I miss on the gluten free diet, is eating granola. All that delicious granola sold at grocery stores is out of bounds. Recently I came across Go Raw Grow Live Granola...

The World of Gluten Free

By | March 10th, 2010|Diet|

As you probably know - the removal of gluten is a recommendation for women trying to conceive. At the beginning of the year, I decided to go 100% gluten free since I had been tested positive for thyroid antibodies. Research has found a clear connection between thyroid antibodies and gluten sensitivity. It appears the protein called gluten activities the immune system in the gut, allowing miss signaling to occur and primes the immune system to attack the body or in my case the thyroid. This has refocused my attention to possibility of “gluten sensitive” women who have no other symptoms [...]