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Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh

Jul 19, 2016

I had THE most delicious salad for lunch when I was out last week. Since then, I’ve been craving to have it again, and wanted to recreate at least some of the components at home. So I made a big batch of quinoa tabbouleh – and it has satisfied my cravings perfectly.

Top 5 Dietary Recommendations to Simplify your Life

Jul 08, 2016

I was asked recently to share my top nutritional recommendations. My initial response was the classic “eat food; not too much; mostly plants”. After all, I loath the idea of a life co-opted by menu planning. However, trying to distill endless reams of nutritional information into a cohesive whole is no small task. Asked to name my favourites, these 5 come to mind.

Natural Pregnancy with PCOS

Jul 07, 2016

For many women with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), the process of trying to conceive can be incredibly challenging. By nature of the condition, most women with PCOS do not ovulate regularly - making it hard to figure out when to try to conceive. The hormonal imbalances of PCOS also alter the ovarian environment and impact egg quality, a further block to conception. Luckily, with natural medicine, we have great results using diet and lifestyle changes along with acupuncture to regulate the hormonal system and make natural conception much more likely.

The Guys Guide to Fertility, Simple Steps to Survive The Fertility Journey

Jul 04, 2016
Couples trying to conceive can easily find information on female infertility but often have more of a difficult time learning about male infertility. It takes a fair amount of digging before your able to get quality information on male factor infertility.  I wanted to write a simple and easy to understand guide to a guys fertility and how best to improve it.

Emilie’s fluffy grain free-protein pancakes

Jun 30, 2016

Fertility friendly, weight loss friendly and great for PCOS! 

So I just noticed that for the past 3 months, all I have blogged about is food. I guess my French side is really coming through. On a side note, there seem to be a lot more of you reading my blogs lately, so obviously you are as obsessed with food as I am.

Get Pregnant In Half The Time Using This Treatment

Jun 27, 2016

There are many ways which help improve your fertility and chances of conceiving.  Following a diet plan by eating fertility boosting foods, getting healthy amounts of sleep and sticking to a exercise routine all help. There is one natural treatment which has shown to double your chances of conceiving when following fertility boosting lifestyle modifications.    

Whole Foods Hack Cashew Cheese Recipe

Jun 23, 2016

One of my favourite ways to “invent” new recipes is to walk through the mountain of over-priced “healthy junk-food” at Whole Foods and read labels. In the last few weeks I’ve come across a few bombshells, so I bought the ingredients and got busy.

Guys Are You In The 20 Percent?

Jun 20, 2016

I see too few men in my practice. I enjoy treating women and see great success with my fertility patients but could see more success if men were more active in the treatment process.

Born this way? Nature vs Nurture in the Age of Epigenetics

Jun 16, 2016

We’ve been having this nature vs nurture argument since time immemorial: are we born a certain way, or does our environment inform who and what we are? And what does this have to do with fertility and preconception care?

Your Body is a Garden: 5 Things You can do this Summer to Nourish your Soil

Jun 16, 2016

The longest day of the year is fast approaching, Summer Solstice marks the official beginning of summer. In Chinese medicine, Summer is associated with the Earth element, which on a physical level embodies the support, strength and solidity of our muscles, tissues and organs; healthy flow of blood in vessels; and digestion of our food and fluids into energy and nutrients.