fertility diet should men and women go on?
It is known
that the foods that you eat affect your overall heath. It becomes even
more important when you are trying to conceive.
nutrition from all the food groups and following a lifestyle that is
healthy increase your chance of getting pregnant quicker.
recommendations as to what to eat to boost fertility. It's also
important to avoid many foods and drinks (such as alcohol) that can
Foods to Eat
Select free-range lean poultry and wild
fish. Omega-3's found in fish oil support uterine function and promote
Include whole grains, fruits,
vegetables, nuts and seeds in your diet.
Avoid dehydration by drinking water at
regular intervals. Drinking water helps your body get rid of
For men, eat foods high in zinc such as pumpkin
seeds. Zinc is needed for
proper reproductive function in men.
|Foods to Avoid Eating
Avoid consuming alcohol. Alcohol harms
sperm production and can reduce fertility in females.
When possible, choose organic animal
meats. This will ensure that the meat has not been treated with
Avoid getting too much caffeine. Reduce
the amount of caffeinated drinks including coffee, tea and soft drinks.
Too much caffeine is suspected to cause miscarriage. Drink no more than
1 cup of coffee daily.
Avoid eating fast food, processed or
canned foods. Many of these foods include chemicals that can affect the
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