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Thursday, 10 July 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Chicken and Avocado Melt

Ingredients

  • 80g cooked chicken
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 30g cheddar cheese
  • 1-2 slices of wholemeal bread

Instructions

  1. Shred or strip chicken evenly on top of slice bread.
  2. Add stripped avocado on top with cheddar cheese.
  3. Heat under grill till cheese melted.

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Waist Twists

Benefits

  • tones waist muscles flexibility
  • stretches shoulders
  • stretches neck muscles

Instructions

  1. Stand up straight with feet at shoulder length apart, knees may be slightly bend if you feel more comfortable.
  2. Raise both arms to shoulder height to the left side.
  3. Turn your head to the right side and focus on an object directly on your right.
  4. Stay in position for a minute and breath steadily.
  5. Slowly turn both arms to the right and repeat steps 2-4 for the other side.

Everything Pregnant

Acupressure to boost male sexual health (Shenshu)


 

Benefits

Massaging the Shenshu points eases symptoms of reproductive problem, boost energy level and potency. Regular massages can improve premature ejaculation.


Location

Shenshu is located on the waistline of the back at the second lumbar vertebrae, about 1.5 inches away from the spine on each side.



Instructions

  1. Begin massage by applying pressure on shenshu point or in pairs with circular clockwise motions for a minute. Then repeat counterclockwise for a minute.
  2. Gradually increase massage duration as you get more comfortable with it. The longer you endure, the better the result. 

 

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Lemon and Garlic Green Beans

Ingredients

  • 800g fresh green beans.
  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic (crushed and chopped)
  • 1 lemon zest
  • salt and pepper (seasoning)

Instructions

  1. Blanch green beans in boiling water with a tablespoon of olive oil for about 2 minutes. 
  2. Drain and rinse in ice water. Set aside.
  3. Heat pan with 2 tablespoons olive oil on medium heat.
  4. Add garlic and saute for less than a minute.
  5. Add beans and saute for 5 minutes.
  6. Finish off with lemon zest and seasoning.
  7. Stir well and serve.


Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Bound Angle Pose (Baddha konasana)

 

Benefits

  • heats up the groin area
  • opens up hip
  • stimulates reproductive organs
  • massages bladder and kidneys
  • promotes blood circulation in lower body 
  • improves fertility
  • soothes PMS and sciatica

Instructions

  1. Sit on a mat and bring the soles of your feet together.
  2. Grab your ankles with your hands.
  3. Elongate your spine and straighten up your back.
  4. Inhale. On exhalation, gently hinge forward at hips. Lean as far as you can.
  5. Allow knees to relax and never force them down.
  6. Stay in position for 1 to 5 minutes.
  7. Slowly raise your torso to return to sitting position.

Monday, 30 June 2014

Everything Pregnant

Acupressure to boost potency (Ba Liao)



Benefits

Massaging the Ba Liao points increases male sexual potency, ease symptoms of reproductive problems as well as relieves sacral and lower-back pain.

Location

Ba Liao is a group of acupressure points located at the base of the spine directly above the tall bone.

Instructions

  1. Begin massage by applying pressure on each Ba Liao point or in pairs with circular clockwise motions for a minute. Then repeat counterclockwise for a minute.
  2. Gradually increase massage duration as you get more comfortable with it. The longer you endure, the better the result. 


Sunday, 29 June 2014

Fertility & Maternity Recipes

Goji Berries & Chrysanthemum Jelly




Ingredients

  • 5 small Chrysanthemum flowers
  • 2-3 tablespoons dried Goji berries (soaked in water)
  • 2-3 tablespoons sugar
  • 20g gelatine
  • 250ml hot water
  • 250ml cold water

Instructions

  1. Soak dried Goji berries in hot water till soften. Drain and set aside.
  2. Brew Chrysanthemum flowers in a cup of hot water for 5 minutes. Drain and save the tea.
  3. Boil Chrysanthemum tea in a pot, add gelatine and stir in sugar. 
  4. Turn off heat. Add 250ml of cold water.
  5. Add Goji berries and Chrysanthemum flowers.
  6. Pour into jelly cups and put in fridge to set.