Category Archives for Preconception

Can Eating A Ketogenic Diet Change Our Microbiome?

The ketogenic diet is growing in popularity around the world year after year.  The diet was originally used to treat epilepsy in the 1920’s, but since then it has been shown to be effective for weight loss and improving health conditions beyond epilepsy such as depression, systemic inflammation, autism spectrum disorder, metabolic syndrome, and cancer. […]

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MTHFR and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Is there a link between Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and MTHFR gene mutations? Some women are unfortunate enough to have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS despite not showing any signs or symptoms typical to this health problem. When symptoms like being overweight, diabetes or extra androgens are an issue in woman’s health, we have to […]

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Preconception, Pregnancy and Folate

Preconception health. What is that!? Preconception care is what we call the preparation time a woman and man undergoes before they become pregnant. It’s all about knowing the risk factors that could affect a woman’s body or her baby if she becomes pregnant and how they should prepare nutritionally and environmentally to ensure the best […]

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