How To Eat More Vegetables

How to Eat More Vegetables

No matter your philosophy or school when it comes to nutrition, most people agree that eating more vegetables is a way to support your overall health, manage weight, and prevent chronic disease. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and fiber that support good digestion and health of our gut bacteria. I often notice that…

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Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

It’s strawberry season here, and I picked 13 pounds of organic strawberries in just over an hour this week. I would have stayed longer, but had to rush back in time to see the US vs. Germany World Cup game! I will definitely be heading back to the farm for another round before the season…

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Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

This is one of my favorite side dishes. In my family, we have it on Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it’s a dish my Dad enjoyed growing up in Germany. The apples provide a gentle sweetness that makes this dish pair nicely with a more savory meat dish. I like to pair red cabbage with pulled…

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Vitamin D: Fertility Vitamin?

Vitamin D impacts fertility in a variety of ways, and it’s definitely one of the top supplements I recommend for women and men who are trying to conceive. Here I discuss 4 different ways that vitamin D may impact fertility – PCOS, AMH, sperm quality, and IVF success rates: 1. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): Women…

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Is Your Weight Affecting Your Ability to Get Pregnant?

Pregnancy Diet

Weight is a very important factor in your ability to get pregnant, and once you are pregnant to maintain a pregnancy. Being overweight or underweight may compromise your chances of getting pregnant or may increase your risk for miscarriage or preterm labor. Did you know that for the guys being overweight also may negatively impact…

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