Fertility or rather the decline of it is something that is rapidly affecting urban young couples. There might be sure underlying medical causes to it but the fact cannot be denied that the lifestyle choices play a key role also.
Maintaining a healthy diet is essential at every point in a woman’s life but especially essential when trying to conceive a baby.
A perfect balance of reproductive hormones governs fertility and a bad diet can play havoc with it. It is said that changes in the diet you consume and your lifestyle factors like (smoking and alcohol) can help in improving fertility by a good percentage.
Please remember that infertility can be a symptom of serious health issues, like endometriosis, PCOS and hormone imbalance. Until these underlying issues are addressed, infertility may continue.
Here are 10 foods that naturally increase fertility in women.
Seaweed is packed with nutrients that help enrich the liver, kidneys, bladder, and adrenals which are organs vital to fertility health.
Salmon is full of Omega-3 Fatty Acids which are proven to regulate blood flow to the reproductive organs.
Figs have been believed to increase fertility since the time of Ancient Greeks, and now we have scientific evidence. Figs contain a lot of iron, which are essential for healthy eggs and ovulation.
Oysters have been known to increase libido, but oysters can also be a great source for fertility because they are packed with zinc, which increases the production of good-quality eggs.
Any kind of berries are good at protecting eggs from damage and aging because they are full of antioxidants. Strawberries have been linked to naturally increasing a woman’s libido.
Beans are a lean protein and are full of iron, which helps to increase fertility and libido. Low iron levels can result in anovulation, which is when ovulation does not produce a healthy egg.
7. Leafy Greens
Dark leafy greens such as spinach, romaine, arugula, and broccoli are high in folate, a B vitamin that has been shown to improve ovulation. Leafy greens also naturally increase a woman’s libido.
8. Maca Root
Maca root increases fertility in men and women by increasing energy, boosting the immune system, and providing vital minerals and nutrients. Maca Root is packed with iron and iodine.
Research shows yams have an ovulation stimulating substance that can help boost fertility.
The more you understand yourself, the more silence there is, the healthier you are. —Maxime Lagacé