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Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables

Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables By Shawna Schwalb, MS, LDN The leaves are stunning. Red, gold, orange, maroon piles crunch under your feet as you walk in the fall in Chicago. ...
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Increase the Nutrient Density of Your Diet with Fall Harvest Vegetables

Increase the Nutrient Density of Your Diet with Fall Harvest Vegetables by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN When we talk about a fertility friendly diet, we emphasize the importance of nutrient density - in ...
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Fertility Friendly Menus

by Meghan McMillin MS, RD, LDN Meeting up with girlfriends for brunch after yoga class or planning a date night after acupuncture? Worried that you can't follow fertility-friendly diet ...
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Beyond Fish Oil: Fertility Benefits of Ghee

by Beth Heller Ghee is a form of clarified butter used in Indian cooking. Butter is slow cooked until all of the water has evaporated and then the milk solids are skimmed off, leaving rich oil (ghee) ...
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Marjoram and Fertility: A New Study

by Meghan McMillin MS, RD, LDN Long toted in traditional Chinese medicine for its ability to fight against infection and aid in digestion, the herb marjoram can now add fertility aid to its ...
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The Male Fertility Diet

The Male Fertility Diet If you've been having difficulty trying to conceive, it's important that both partners be evaluated. Did you know that male factor infertility can account for up to 50% ...
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Research Round-Up: Lifestyle Intervention for Enhanced Fertility

Fertility Research Review April 2015 By Meghan McMillan, R.D. We are always reading up on the latest research regarding lifestyle factors and fertility to make sure that our clinical approach is up to ...
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The Importance of Proper Protein

The Importance of Proper Protein By: Maria Bournas, MS, RD, LDN In today's world, just walking down the aisle of any supermarket is enough to make your head spin. The amount of options we have for ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: Tools of the Trade - Needles!

So let's get to the elephant in the fertility clinic waiting room…needles. Fertility patients are already familiar with needles. It seems like they are everywhere we look – at the ...
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Fertility Acupuncture 101: "What is going to happen at my first appointment?"

As we mentioned in our previous post, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works to determine the underlying patterns of disharmony in the body and based on your unique pattern your practitioner will ...
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Fertility-Friendly Rice Protein Shake on Sale in July - 40% off!

Rice Protein Shake Our vanilla and chocolate flavored Rice Protein Shake mix is on sale in the month of July at 40% off. At the Moon, we recommend a moderate level of protein (about 25-30% of total ...
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Looking Beyond Weight: How the Food You Eat Affects Your Fertility

by Margaret Wertheim, MS, RD, LDN There is clear evidence that a healthy body weight maximizes fertility and IVF success rates, but when it comes to specific foods or vitamins and minerals, the ...
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ART Recovery (or Prep) – Case Study

by Beth Heller M.S. and Laura Dubrule, R.D., L.D.N. At Pulling Down the Moon we will often recommend a “cleanse” diet following a miscarriage or failed ART cycle. While a cleanse can, at ...
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Surprise "Players" in the Hormone Equation: Gut Bugs and Glucose and Estrogen Metabolism

By Beth Heller M.S. New research is pointing to some unexpected "soldiers" in the battle for good blood sugar and hormone health. Experimental evidence has shown that diets enhanced with probiotics ...
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Bringing in the New Year with a Cleanse

By Breea Johnson, MS RD It's the end of the holiday season and most people are already looking towards next year saying to themselves "This will be the year that I _______." Whatever it is that this ...
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Soy and Fertility: The Controversy

To soy or not to soy is a common question in the world of fertility nutrition and the answer to receive depends on which nutritionist you consult. Don’t laugh…the question of soy is ...
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