Lifestyle & Diet - The Basics
Chinese medicine recommends a healthy lifestyle for infertility issues
Traditional Chinese medicine recognizes food as the main source of energy. In China, most Chinese herbs are considered food. A meal isn’t just a meal but an opportunity to supply our Organs with the balanced energies needed for health.
To insure you have enough calcium during
your IVF procedures eat more of the following foods and vegetables (the
calcium content indicated is per 100-gram/3.5 ounce portion:
Almonds 234 mg; Amaranth 267 mg; Apricots (dried) 67 mg; Artichokes 51 mg; Beans (can: pinto, black) 135 mg; Beet greens (cooked) 99 mg; Black-eyed Peas 55 mg; Bran 70 mg; Broccoli (raw) 48 mg; Brussels Sprouts 36 mg; Buckwheat 114 mg; Cabbage (raw) 49 mg; Carrot (raw) 37 mg; Cashew nuts 38 mg; Cauliflower (cooked) 42 mg; Swiss Chard (raw) 88 mg; Chickpeas (garbanzos) 150 mg; Collards (raw leaves) 250 mg; Cress (raw) 81 mg; Dandelion Greens 187 mg; Endive 81 mg; Escarole 81 mg; Figs (dried) 126 mg; Filberts (Hazelnuts) 209 mg; Kale (raw leaves) 249 mg; Kale (cooked leaves) 187 mg; Leeks 52 mg; Lettuce (light green) 35 mg; Lettuce (dark green) 68 mg; Molasses (dark–213 cal.) 684 mg; Mustard Greens (raw) 183 mg; Mustard Greens (cooked) 138 mg; Okra (raw or cooked) 92 mg; Olives 61 mg; Oranges (Florida) 43 mg; Parsley 203 mg; Peanuts (roasted & salted) 74 mg; Peas (boiled) 56 mg; Pistachio Nuts 131 mg; Raisins 62 mg; Rhubarb (cooked) 78 mg; Sauerkraut 36 mg; Sesame Seeds 1160 mg; Squash (Butternut) 40 mg; Soybeans 60 mg; Tofu 128 mg; Spinach (raw) 93 mg; Sunflower Seeds 120 mg; Sweet Potatoes (baked) 40 mg; Turnips (cooked) 35 mg; Turnip Greens (raw) 246 mg; Turnip Greens (boiled) 184 mg; Water Cress 151 mg.