The Science Behind NutraBloom¬ģ

When trying to conceive, optimizing your overall health is crucial. It’s not uncommon for couples to experience problems when trying to have a baby; in fact, it’s estimated that fertility issues affect about 10-15% of heterosexual couples. In recent years, both male and female fertility patients have become increasingly interested in leveraging nutritional supplements to not only help improve the chances of conceiving, but to also ensure healthy and successful pregnancies. The resounding interest in holistic supplement care has resulted in a market flooded with fertility supplements, many of which claim to offer exceptional benefits. However, not all fertility supplements are created equally.

Expertly-Crafted Supplements Based on Modern Fertility Science

NutraBloom¬ģ supplements for fertility were formulated with one goal in mind: to support your reproductive health no matter where you are on your path to parenthood. All of our products were formulated based on the latest fertility nutrition research and only include ingredients that have been backed by solid scientific evidence.¬†

One of the key areas our supplements focus on is protecting reproductive processes and tissues from cellular damage caused by oxidative stress. Oxidative stress occurs when there is an imbalance between oxidants and buffering capacity; this phenomenon can cause both direct and indirect damage to multiple processes in the human reproductive system. Oxygen radicals, which are natural byproducts of oxygen metabolism, are particularly unstable and can make free radicals highly reactive to lipids, amino acids, DNA, and RNA. One free radical can spark a chain reaction, instantly causing a cascade of new free radicals. 

In the normal state, gametes (i.e. egg and sperm cells) are protected against oxidative damage thanks to antioxidants naturally present in the body. However, during times of physical or environmental stress, the concentration of reactive oxygen species (ROS) can increase markedly, leading to extensive gamete DNA damage. It has also been suggested that oxidative stress may affect gamete maturation, fertilization, and embryo development.

Although research into the effect dietary supplements have on both male and female fertility is still in its infancy, there are several antioxidants that have been identified as having a positive effect on reproductive health. These include Vitamins A, C, and E, carotenoids, carnitines, coenzyme Q10, cysteine, lycopene, and the micronutrients folate, selenium, and zinc. These antioxidants are indeed capable of reducing the production of free radicals, slowing or preventing oxidation, and repairing cell damage.

Many of NutraBloom’s supplements contain powerful antioxidant blends that have been shown in observational studies to protect both male and female reproductive systems from the damage associated with oxidative stress.

Formulas for Everyone

Quality is at the core of our products. We are devoted to creating top-of-the-line, whole food-based vitamins and nutritional supplements. Developed by physicians with more than 80 years of combined medical experience, NutraBloom¬ģ vitamins and supplements are free from contaminants, never tested on animals, and evaluated for purity by an outside reference laboratory.

When trying to conceive, optimizing your overall health is crucial. It’s not uncommon for couples to experience problems when trying to have a baby; in fact, it’s estimated that fertility issues affect about 10-15% of heterosexual couples. In recent years, both male and female fertility patients have become increasingly interested in leveraging nutritional supplements to not only help improve the chances of conceiving, but to also ensure healthy and successful pregnancies. The resounding interest in holistic supplement care has resulted in a market flooded with fertility supplements, many of which claim to offer exceptional benefits. However, not all fertility supplements are created equally.

From Our Practice to Your Routine

  • Randall A. Loy, MD

    Randall A. Loy, MD founded NutraBloom¬ģ in 2022 after several years of studying clinical nutrition, specifically reproductive nutrition and wellness. Dr. Loy is widely recognized for his outstanding achievements in the field of fertility. He is Medical Director and Managing Partner at the Center for Reproductive Medicine in Winter Park, and Celebration, Florida.

  • James A. Grifo, MD, PhD

    Dr. Grifo has focused his research on preimplantation genetic diagnosis, resulting in the first U.S. baby born following this procedure. He has directed the research efforts at NYU, which has resulted in many improvements in assisted reproduction including nuclear transfer, blastocyst transfer, oocyte freezing and preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

Rigorous Testing & Quality Control

Every NutraBloom¬ģ product is rigorously tested by a third-party laboratory for quality, purity, and potency.

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