Pasta is Killing Your Fertility. Here's What To Do About It...

This weekend was all about zoodles.  

Zucchini noodles, that is.

Although a bowl of real pasta noodles is the ultimate comfort food, I hate the way it makes me feel.  Bloated and sleepy.

So when the zoodle craze came, I creeped on that train.

In the early days of the grand zoodle discovery, it took awhile to get fully on board.  The tools were too cumbersome.  I didn't want yet another big tool cluttering my kitchen.

Well, now, there are plenty of smaller, space saving, easy-to-clean choices.  In fact, this is the one I have.

Replacing pasta is important when trying to get pregnant.

The wheat in pasta causes systemic inflammation.

Inflammation has been linked to infertility issues including PCOS, endometriosis, recurrent miscarriage, and poor sperm and egg quality.

Replacing your processed foods is critical in a fertility boosting diet. 

Removing wheat pastas is an essential first step.  

Gluten-free pastas are better but they're still processed and have a high carb content.

Zoodles are a one ingredient, low carb alternative to pastas.  They're far superior to any processed pastas.  Period.

The cool thing about zoodles is that they're actually faster to prepare them than cooking pasta.  

Using the tool to make them takes less than a minute.

Here are some ways to eat them:

  • raw
  • cook it in salted, boiling water for 1-2 minutes
  • mix it into a hot pasta sauce so the heat can soften them

What's your favorite zoodle dish?

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Julie Chang,
Natural Fertility Eggspurt
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