Poor nutrition depletes our deep rooted ‘essence’ or Jing. Because of the frenetic lifestyle most people have, it is very easy to fall into the trap of eating badly. Research and ancient practices show us, for example, that eating for fertility is all about balance; based on natural whole foods, small amounts of meat (organic), fish and eggs, slow carbohydrates and plant based foods high in antioxidants. Foods that help create a balanced body are discussed. Planning good nutrition to fit into your lifestyle doesn’t have to be daunting. You can be guided towards a better way of eating according to Traditional Chinese Medicine; working with the principles of yin and yang in food that can be fun and imaginative.