Trying to Conceive? – Eat these foods!

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Trying to Conceive? – Eat these foods!

Trying to Conceive? – Eat these foods!

If you are trying to conceive, your first step should be to check or change your diet. Ideally, your diet should be balanced one which should not increase your weight. Also, it should be helpful in enhancing the fertility and strength of your body to conceive in a natural way.

Here is a list of top 10 foods that shall help you to boost your fertility:

  1. Dark Green Leafy Vegetables: vegetables like spinach or broccoli help in enhancing ovulation in females. These have abundance of anti-oxidants, iron and folic acid; such nutrients reduce your chances of anaemia and also prevent any birth defects in your developing baby.
  2. Beans: Plant based beans like lentils, chickpeas, black beans and soya beans are a rich source of fiber, zinc, foliate, protein and calcium.
  3. Milk: Prefer full fat milk products. Milk is an excellent source of calcium, phosphorous, and vitamin D.
  4. Eggs: Eggs contains amino acids, which are basically a form of protein helpful in increasing your fertility. Also helpful in the development of reproductive eggs in females.
  5. Berries: Berries have carbohydrates, potassium, vitamin C, foliate, fiber and fluid. Berries help in preventing damage of egg cells.
  6. Whole wheat products: Carbohydrates in whole wheat have a constructive effect on our blood sugar and insulin levels; thereby improving fertility.
  7. Dry Fruits: Dry fruits like almonds, walnuts, pistachio are made up of mono saturated fats, required to keep accurate insulin levels.
  8. Salmon: Fishes like salmon can be consumed as they are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and have low levels of mercury. Salmon help in regulating hormones and increase blood circulation, thereby increasing fertility.
  9. Bananas: Bananas are rich source of vitamin B6, necessary for the production of sex hormones.
  10. Red Meat: Red meat is a great source of iron and vitamin B12 which helps prevent anaemia. It also decreases the risk of infertility.

Caution – it is best suggested to consult your doctor first, as every pregnancy is different and thereby effect of listed food items might be different!

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