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Fertile Friendly Lunch for RMACT Team on National Healthy Lunch Day Blog Feature
Lisa Rosenthal

By: Lisa Rosenthal on November 15th, 2016

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Fertile Friendly Lunch for RMACT Team on National Healthy Lunch Day

Wellness | Nutrition Program

Fertility Friendly LunchToday, Tuesday, November 15th, in honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, RMACT (Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut) team members will participate in the American Diabetes Association’s National Healthy Lunch Day. 

All four of our conveniently located CT fertility centers are eating together. We organized a fun potluck, healthy lunch with a twist-made fertile friendly. What is fertile friendly? That's what we learned about in the last several weeks so that we could share it together and then share it here with you. 

Fertile Foods

If you're trying to conceive, how important is food? Is there really fertile friendly foods?  How important is meal time and portions and choices? Make an appointment with RMACT's Nutritionist Carolyn Gundell, MS. She will discuss the science and art of designing your food plan to maximize your pregnancy success rates.

Learn more about RMACT's Nutrition Program here!

We all need 3 nutritious meals each day to feel great, increase energy, reduce risk for disease and be as productive as possible. Some of us may skip lunch, grab a quick snack instead, or work while eating.  Most of us welcome new recipes and meal planning ideas that are nutritious and full of variety and important nutrients. Today, the RMACT team joined together to promote good nutrition as part of a healthy lifestyle.

RMACT Comes Together for Fertility Friendly Lunch

Today, we each brought a potluck dish, sharing new recipes or foods that might have been unfamiliar. It's how RMACT works, as a team.  Carolyn sent out guides to help staff learn more about fertile friendly eating earlier this month and today was our team coming together to break bread. Whole wheat bread that is. At RMACT, we don't just do the talk, we walk your path with you. It starts with us…so today, we made and ate lunch together— a healthy, fertile friendly lunch.

And delicious. Don't forget that- Carolyn does not believe in deprivation or unappealing foods. Look for some recipes over the next several weeks to try at home.

Learn more about fertile friendly foods and food plans by making an appointment with Carolyn. Not in the Connecticut area? Comment below (your comment will not be published or visible to the public) and I will send you valuable information that is Carolyn approved to help change your food choices for the better.  

About Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa has over thirty years of experience in the fertility field. After her personal infertility journey, she felt dissatisfied with the lack of comprehensive services available to support her. She was determined to help others undergoing fertility treatment. Lisa has been with RMACT for eleven years and serves as Patient Advocate and the Strategic Content Lead.

Lisa is the teacher and founder of Fertile Yoga, a program designed to support men and women on their quest for their families through gentle movement and meditation.

Lisa’s true passion is supporting patients getting into treatment, being able to stay in treatment and staying whole and complete throughout the process. Lisa is also a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist, which is helpful in her work with fertility patients.

Her experience also includes working with RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Fertility Association (now Path2Parenthood), where she was Educational Coordinator, Conference Director and Assistant Executive Director.