Researchers have proved that diet plays an important part in increasing fertility. Eating specific foods and shunning some eatables can increase your fertility. You do not require any medical intervention to increase your fertility. You just need slight changes in your daily diet.
Read below the type of foods you require which assists in increasing your fertility.
- Complex Carbohydrates
You can eat more slow or complex carbohydrates and curtail highly processed carbohydrates foods. Bad carbohydrates such as, cakes, cookies, white rice or white bread is digested by the body and turned into blood sugar fast. Good carbohydrates such as, vegetables, fruits, whole grains or beans are digested by the body gradually and slowly and it takes lots of time to change it into blood sugar. Hence, eat more fibrous foods.
- Unsaturated Fats
Try to avoid fatty foods and consume more unsaturated fats. Saturated fats are mostly found in snacks, French fries, animal products and in some margarine. Insulin assists in removing glucose from the bloodstream to the cells. Our pancreas pumps out more insulin hence, more insulin is stored in the bloodstream. High insulin causes metabolic disturbances which affects ovulation.
Eat those vegetables which contain heavy protein, these include leafy green vegetables and beans. Acquire less protein from red meat. Eat less red meat or rather avoid eating red meat as much as possible. Protein acquired from plant foods such as, nuts, beans, tofu or seeds have healthy fats and are low in calories. They even assist in decreasing weight.
- Whole Milk
Consume whole milk once a day but eat full fat dairy foods such as, yogurt, etc. Women require full fat dairy products to get pregnant. Low fat dairy products will cause trouble to get her pregnant.
Use everyday multivitamin which has minimum 400 micrograms of folic acid and 40 to 80 milligrams of iron. It will help increase your fertility. Use of multivitamin is very important.
Do not drink more tea, coffee or alcohol as it contains lots of caffeine. Try to drink coffee or tea without sugar. Avoid drinking sugary drinks altogether. These drinks contain excessive sugar which is bad for healthy and for fertility. Do not become addicted to tea, coffee or alcohol as it affects fertility.
- Fertility Weight
Keep a check on your weight. Do not become overweight; keep your weight in the fertility zone. Excessive thin or excessive overweight affects fertility.
Do your workouts daily for an hour to keep your weight in order. If you are fit and healthy, your fertility will increase. Do not become idle once you get pregnant. Do all your household chores and continue with your daily routine work. Keep your body fit.
Fertility and diet has a very close connection. Healthy diet filled with fiber foods and rich in vitamin but less in carbohydrate helps increasing fertility. Avoid saturated fat foods and consume more unsaturated fat foods. Eat fresh vegetables, leafy vegetables, beans and nuts. They help in increasing fertility.