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Best Foods To Improve Fertility
Jun 17, 2016
Best Foods To Improve Fertility

Improve Fertility- By Food Habits

Becoming a mother to a baby is beyond all the happiness's in the world.  The moment the baby starts standing, the moment the baby starts walking, the moment when the baby calls you mamma, any of these experiences can never be written in words, but unfortunately few women suffer with lack of fertility, which keeps them away from all those happiness’s.  

There are many different reasons for women for not being able to carry a child.  Few of them are beyond treatment and few can be treated just by sitting at home. 

Yes! You heard it right.  Most of the women who are unable to carry a pregnancy can be due to their lack of good health or lack of good diet.  The improper functioning of hormones can be a cause.  So, in order to balance, follow proper diet, that includes every minute essential food that is needed by our body for proper functioning of hormones.  

Let us know what are those foods that promote you from women to mother.

1. Brown rice

Brown rice is rich in complex carbohydrates that help a great deal in improving the fertility of a women’s ovulation.  A recent study done by Harvard University proved that women who ate white rice are ovulating woman than people who don’t take it.

Brown rice, which is also rich in folic acid helps in blood production and can help prevent neural tube defects in newborn babies.  If you are planning to improve your fertility, then include brown rice in your diet for at least three times in a week.

2. Milk

Most of the people do not prefer drinking whole milk as it contains fat in it, but pregnant women are not recommended to do so.  This is because skimmed milk promotes infertility whereas whole milk contains essentially needed calcium that promotes good health and also improves bone strength. 

As whole milk contains fats in it, pregnant women can take it to get ample of essential fats.  If you are not good at drinking whole milk, then replace it with full-fat ice cream, yogurt or cottage cheese as they contain similar fats in them.

Take one full glass of whole milk in morning in order to get necessary and essential calcium for your health bone growth, also for improving your chances of pregnancy.

3. Olive oil

Olive oil contains monounsaturated fats that helps in improving the body’s sensitivity to insulin and thus reduces inflammation, both of which good for maintaining good fertility. 

A recent study done by Harvard School of Public, showed that good intake of monounsaturated fats directly affect the live birth.  So, in order to get rid of your infertility, make sure you include olive oil in your diet chart.

4. Broccoli

Broccoli, which is rich in Vitamin C is very good food for improving fertility.   The presence of vitamin C can help improve your fertility levels and thereby promotes the higher chances of pregnancy. 

Vitamin C can help improve the sperm quality in men whereas in women, it reduces the risk of miscarriage and chromosomal problems.  Along with that, women in their mid 30’s who are willing to conceive can include broccoli in their diet as it contains vitamins, calcium, iron, zinc etc in order to increase the chances of conceiving.

5. Oysters

Oysters are rich in zinc, which are necessary for women who are planning to conceive.  The zinc present in oysters increases the testosterone and semen levels in male.  Deficiency of zinc in women will disturb the menstrual cycle of women and thereby slows down the production of healthy sperms in men. 

A recent study also showed that lack of zinc in women lead to miscarriages in the first months of pregnancy.

6. Eggs

Egg is a rich source of vitamin D, which helps a great deal in improving the fertility.  A recent study showed that vitamin D deficiency in women cause infertility in them. 

Along with the presence of vitamin D, egg also contains antioxidants and carotenoids that help in improving fertility in women.  Egg contains B12, omega-3 fats and foliate, which will reduce the birth defects for babies.  A maximum of six eggs can be eaten in a week to get max benefits to conceive.

7. Salmon fish

Salmon, scores health benefits of improving fertility.  The omega-3 fatty acids present in salmon fish helps in increasing the reproductive hormones, blood circulation and also reduces the stress levels. 

Selenium present in salmon, which is an antioxidant helps in protecting the eggs and sperms from damage.  Include salmon fish in your diet at least three times in a week to get the best benefits out of it.

8. Black beans

Black beans are a rich source of fiber, which helps in controlling the blood sugar levels, which in turn reduces the fertility issues like polycystic ovary syndrome and immunological issues by promoting a good hormonal balance. Black beans are also rich source of vegetable protein. 

As per a recent study, it was proved that vegetable protein helps in promoting fertility.  Black beans also contain foliate, manganese, protein, magnesium, and iron, which are essential for women who are planning to conceive.

9. Almonds

Almonds are rich in vitamin E.  It was proved that vitamin E improves the sperm health in men.  Studies also show that deficiency of vitamin E is also a reason for infertility.  Vitamin E, which is an antioxidant, helps in protecting DNA in sperms and eggs.  As almond is one such food that is rich in vitamin E, include almonds in your diet along with a glass of milk.

10. Avocado

Avocado is a rich source of folic acid, monounsaturated fat, enzymes etc, which helps in boosting fertility in both women and men.  The monounsaturated fats present in Avocado helps in increasing the chances of pregnancy.

If you are planning for a baby and lacking something, then make sure to include these foods in your diet to make your planning into a reality. Along with following good diet, it is very important to lead a healthy lifestyle.  Hope you know what the healthy lifestyle is!!!  So, work on that.  Happy conceiving!

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