This delicious sweet parfait combines antioxidant-packed berries and rich mango cream to provide plenty of protein to help stabilize blood sugars throughout the morning. For a change, a medley of citrus fruits could be used instead...
Prepare this delicious, antioxidant-packed dish the night before to allow the chia seeds to swell and thicken the pudding. Chia seeds are a real superfood: packed with protein, omega-3 fats and soluble fibre, they provide plenty...
This fruity shake is made with kefir, an ancient cultured food that is packed with an array of beneficial bacteria useful for improving digestive health. The addition of strawberries also provides plenty of vitamins and nutrients...
Packed with healthy fats and plenty of vitamins, this delicious creamy shake will help protect the body from oxidative damage.
1 mango, peeled, pitted and chopped
1 handful of strawberries
1 ripe avocado, peeled,...
75g/2½oz/scant ½ cup cashew nuts
250ml/9fl oz/1 cup coconut water
1 tsp maca powder
1 banana, chopped and frozen
2 tbsp raw cacao powder
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp coconut sugar or...
Beetroot contains high levels of folate and antioxidants, great for both female and male fertility. Amongst other things, Folate helps with egg implantation and can help boost a low sperm count.
1 large raw...
1 large handful of spinach leaves
1 banana, chopped and frozen
150g/5½oz/scant 1 cup peeled, cored and chopped pineapple
1 tsp ground flaxseed
1 tsp honey
1 tsp super-green powder, such as chlorella...
Rich in alkalizing greens and incredibly hydrating, this juice is great for cleansing the body and replenishing minerals often low in our diets, particularly magnesium.
2 large handfuls of spinach leaves or kale
PLEASE NOTE This is a general tick box quiz to help guide you and is not intended to replace an appointment with your GP.
If you are concerned about anything on this list please seek advice...
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Different couples have...
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