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Low Cholesterol May Impact Fertility

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Low Cholesterol May Impact Fertility

      Next time someone tells you to watch your cholesterol, consider this: low-cholesterol diets have actually been shown to cause hormone-imbalances, obesity and diabetes. The emphasis on a low-fat diet reduces the intake of fat and causes an increased consumption of carbohydrates and trans fats. For women, lack of adequate levels of cholesterol in the body can be a real issue of hormone imbalances, which may affect fertility. Why cholesterol is the most important molecule in the body: It is the main component of cell membranes and plays a major role in the endocrine...

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Five Tips to Enhance Reproductive Health and Fertility

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Five Tips to Enhance Reproductive Health and Fertility

    In order to be able to nurture yourself and enhance your fertility, it is essential to engage in healthy lifestyle habits. Here are five basic ways to balance the health of your reproductive system. Eat fresh, unprocessed foods. The basic principle of nutrition is that it offers essential nutrients and minerals to the body. The word ‘nutrition’ is derived from Latin and means ‘to nourish’. Your well-balanced plate should comprise of foods that are fresh and as much organic as possible; the emphasis is on vegetables, fruit, fish, and free-range meats....

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