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Ep06 – This is Why You Need Folate to Get Pregnant

Updated: Nov 20, 2023

Hello, I’m Katy Bradbury a qualified Nutritional Therapist, private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked within the field of Women’s Health, Maternal and Children’s Health for many years.

In today’s podcast, we are talking about an essential nutrient, Folate and why it is so important not only when trying to conceive but throughout your pregnancy.

00:00: Introduction

01:03: So, what is folate?

04:10: Any questions? Just email me.

05:09: The benefits of folate for fertility

08:39: Folate plays a key role in brain and nervous system health

09:55: More reasons why folate is so important for the lady

11:08: Why folate is important for men too

12:53: Men need to empty the tank every two to three days

13:35: Folate can help fertility by proxy

16:15: Reaping the benefits of folate

17:36: What depletes your levels of folate?

19:22: Sources of dietary folate

23:00: Why only 50% dietary folate is converted and used in the body

27:23: Sensitivity to folate

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