Nutrients plays an important role to maintain healthy eggs and sperm which are the main requirements of fertility. A registered dietitian nutritionist of ARC Hospital can help you to find a healthy eating plan which will help you. Here are some tips which you can follow.
Choose iron-rich foods
Iron-rich foods, like all types of beans, eggs, lentils, spinach, fortified cereals and whole grains, help to lower the chances of ovulatory infertility.
Try to eat mostly cold water fish
Fish provide protein and vitamin A. Fish is also the source of fatty acids, which aids in production of hormones and regulate the menstrual cycle. You should avoid tuna and swordfish which are deep sea water fish. The reason behind this is that they have potential concentration of mercury. You should choose cold water fish such as wild Alaskan salmon, cod and Alaskan halibut. You should avoid north Atlantic farmed salmon and choose wild salmon, because salmon contains antibiotics and toxic food dyes.
Choose meat that grass fed and organic
Conventionally raised cattle, which contain high level of added hormones and antibiotics, can create the estrogen dominate conditions. On the other hand, grass meats provide you fatty acids and protein . This will help you attain a healthy fertility.
Choose only free range organic chicken
You should buy chicken from a local farm where you can get free range or organic chicken. Chickens are kept in unhygienic condition and cramped housing and are also fed by non-organic or genetically modified food. These types of chicken can affect your fertility.
Eat high fiber foods with each meal
Fiber aids to regulate your blood sugar level which influences healthy hormonal balance and reduces fertility problems. Example of high fiber foods are fruits, vegetables, dark leafy green and beans.
Avoid refined sugars or fruit juices (unless freshly juiced)
Bottled apple juice, orange juice and other bottled fruit juices increase your blood sugar level which will hamper immune system. You can take stevin, honey and maple syrup as alternatives.
Drink lots of clean water
You should drink half of your body weight In ounces of clean and purified water every day. You should avoid tap water because sometimes it contains harmful pesticides from agricultural run-off.
No soy of any form of unless fermented like miso and tempeh
Soy foods have estrogen mimicking properties. So you should avoid soy foods like soy milk, soy burgers, soy protein powder, soy chips, soy meat and soy cheese to keep a healthy hormonal balance.
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