Whether you are planning ahead for a family or you simply want to improve your hormonal health, understanding how food, chemicals and even your partner’s health affect your body is valuable information. The following facts about boosting hormone health may not be on your radar yet, but are important to consider:
Cut out all forms of nicotine (yes, even the e-cigarettes)
Most of us know that quitting smoking is an easy fix to boost fertility, but many don’t realise that nicotine replacement therapies such as e-cigarettes and nicotine gum are still harmful. The nicotine in these products can delay conception and reduce ovarian function.
Eat more fat
We’re talking about the good kind of fats here. Diets that are low in fat and highly processed will only work against you as cholesterol is needed to produce hormones. Eat a healthy quantity of fats from nuts, oily fish and avocado. Pesticides tend to…