Recent Posts in Nutrition Category

Does Food Packaging Affect Your Fertility?

Does Food Packaging Affect Your Fertility? by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN When we're talking about how nutrition affects fertility, we sometimes only think of how the food we eat affects our fertility. ...
Continue reading "Does Food Packaging Affect Your Fertility?" »

Summer Produce

Summer Produce and Fertility by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN The farmer's markets are starting to be full of fresh fruits and vegetables. We all know that this produce is good for our overall health, ...
Continue reading "Summer Produce" »

PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS

by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN In our quest to eat healthier to promote fertility, we often think strictly about the food that we put into your body, but sometimes we forget about the importance of the ...
Continue reading "PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS" »

Rice Protein Shakes and Phytonutrient Powder

By Shawna Schwalb, MS, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist For the month of May, we wanted to give you a little more insight on two high quality supplements that might be helpful additions to your ...
Continue reading "Rice Protein Shakes and Phytonutrient Powder" »

SUPPLEMENT FEATURE: RICE PROTEIN SHAKES (CHOCOLATE AND VANILLA) AND PHYTONUTRIENT POWDER

By Shawna Schwalb, MS, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist For the month of May, we wanted to give you a little more insight on two high quality supplements that might be helpful additions to your ...
Continue reading "SUPPLEMENT FEATURE: RICE PROTEIN SHAKES (CHOCOLATE AND VANILLA) AND PHYTONUTRIENT POWDER" »

10 EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE GREENS

Green vegetables, especially leafy green vegetables are rich sources of nutrients, not only for your overall health, but also for fertility. Leafy greens are rich in folate, calcium, magnesium, and ...
Continue reading "10 EASY WAYS TO EAT MORE GREENS" »

Does your Nutritionist Specialize in Fertility and Pregnancy?

Does your Nutritionist Specialize in Fertility and Pregnancy? by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN Does your nutritionist specialize in fertility and pregnancy? At Pulling Down the Moon, our licensed dietitian ...
Continue reading "Does your Nutritionist Specialize in Fertility and Pregnancy?" »

Helpful Nutrition Apps for Your Fertility Journey

Helpful Nutrition Apps for Your Fertility Journey By Shawna Schwalb, MS, LDN In our google world, I frequently receive questions regarding what apps we recommend for fertility nutrition or tracking ...
Continue reading "Helpful Nutrition Apps for Your Fertility Journey" »

Mindful Eating

Eating Mindfully by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN As we ring in the New Year, many will be making New Year's resolutions about eating healthier, losing weight, and exercising more. These are all ...
Continue reading "Mindful Eating" »

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. ...
Continue reading "Eating Seasonally: Benefits of Eating Root Vegetables" »

L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count

L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count by Margaret Eich, MS, RDN L-arginine is a supplement that may be helpful for a few specific situations in female and male fertility. First, ...
Continue reading "L-arginine: A supplement for thin lining and low sperm count" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Increase the Nutrient Density of Your Diet with Fall Harvest Vegetables" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Fertility Friendly Menus" »

Is the Glycemic Index Really a Useful Tool for Managing PCOS?

by Nicole Holovach, MS, RD, LDN Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women. Typical symptoms include hirsutism, menstrual irregularity, and infertility. ...
Continue reading "Is the Glycemic Index Really a Useful Tool for Managing PCOS?" »