Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Eat a bigger, better breakfast

Eating a bigger breakfast in the morning, and cutting back on large meals in the evening, could help to assist women in overcoming reproductive difficulties, say researchers. They suggest that more calories first thing and fewer at night can aid conception, especially if you suffer from PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), which affects up to 10 percent of women. 

Remember the old adage, breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, dinner like a pauper...Seems that this manner of eating helps control insulin response, and improves ovulation rates. I’d add to that recommendation by saying that the right balance of protein carbohydrate and fat at breakfast (a balance which is all too frequently disregarded in favour of all carbs) is also vitally important. For all the tastiest recipes that will give you exactly the right balance, look no further than Healthy Parents, Healthy Baby.

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