Friday 20 October 2017

Trouble conceiving? Load your plate with sauerkraut - and then have more sex

'Ladies, get the sauerkraut on to your plates - if it can possibly help you avoid unpleasant and expensive IVF treatment, it's worth a shot'
'Ladies, get the sauerkraut on to your plates - if it can possibly help you avoid unpleasant and expensive IVF treatment, it's worth a shot'
Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

Every time you open a newspaper or turn on the TV these days, some 'expert' is telling you that all of your problems are due to an unhealthy gut - and that includes infertility.

Google "healthy gut" and over 50 million results come up. Healthy gut cook books are being printed by the minute.

We're being told to drink gallons of apple cider vinegar, eat kimchee, sauerkraut and kefir. The bone broth our grannies tried to force down us is now being hailed as the holy grail of a healthy gut.

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