182: Optimizing Fertility Based on Eating Real Food with Lisa Hendrickson

Lisa Hendrickson-Jack is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner who teaches women to chart their menstrual cycles for natural birth control, conception, and monitoring overall health. She is the author of three bestselling books The Fifth Vital Sign, the Fertility Awareness Mastery Charting Workbook, and her most recent book Real Food For Fertility, which she co-authored with Lily Nichols RDN. Lisa works tirelessly to debunk the myth that regular ovulation is only important when you want children by recognizing the menstrual cycle as a vital sign. Drawing heavily from the current scientific literature, Lisa presents an evidence-based approach to help women connect to their fifth vital sign by uncovering the connection between the menstrual cycle, fertility, and overall health. With well over 4 million downloads, her podcast, Fertility Friday, is the #1 source for information about fertility awareness and menstrual cycle health.

In this conversation, you will hear about:

  • Real Food For Fertility book: realfoodforfertility.com
  • “Unexplained infertility”
  • Fertility awareness to optimize your chances to conceive
  • Menstrual cycle = your 5th vital sign
  • Sperm quality guidelines
  • How to improve egg quality
  • Omnivore vs. vegan or vegetarian diet for fertility
  • The Fifth Vital Sign book:┬áthefifthvitalsignbook.com

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