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Ep22 - Can Diet and Lifestyle Really impact IVF Success

Updated: Oct 27, 2023

Hello, I'm Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, Private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked in Women's Health, Maternal and Children's Health for many years.

Today's podcast is "Can diet and lifestyle really impact IVF success". I am recording this episode today as I get many people asking me to support them to improve their chances of IVF.

00:00: Introduction

02:22: Damage Limitation

04:18: So, can diet and lifestyle really impact IVF success?

05:48: We are evidence-based practitioners

07:06: Research around the Mediterranean Diet

09:21: 2019 study related to the Mediterranean Diet

11:46: A diet more refined and targeted towards the individual's needs

12:45: Increasing Protein intake

13:52: Clinical trial around fertility

16:51: Prospective Cohort Studies can be large scale

18:54: Other trials around dietary folate & vitamin D

20:21: A Nutritional Therapist takes you as an individual when making recommendations

20:45: A study about fertility & refined carbohydrate link

25:12: 5-day no sugar challenge

26:14: Glycaemic Load challenge starting 6 September

Link mentioned in the podcast:


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