5 Foods that Help Boost Female Fertility
There are many ways to look at boosting your Fertility but first let’s start with what you are putting into your body.
It has long been known that any health regime you undertake will have huge effect on your digestion, hormones and even stress levels and many other important functions within your body.
So here are my top 5 foods that you will find of benefit at this time in your life when you are trying to conceive.
No.1 Food – BROWN RICE
First off, B Vitamins are essential for balancing hormones, the B Vitamins are pivotal for some of the key aspects of fertility and conception, they also affected when we are stressed. All the B Vitamins work in synergy that is they work together. They are needed to improve the chances of conception.
One food that I would recommend for its B vitamin content is Brown Rice. This is a versatile food that with the addition of some protein and become a complete food.
Brown rice is a food that is not just a whole grain but is also host to some of the B Vitamins that you need.
No. 2 Food – OILY FISH
The next best food to include in your diet is Oily Fish another food that is well known for our health but did you know that Omega 3 Fatty Acid found in Herring which is a wonderfully UK sourced fish if you don’t like Herring then Salmon is the next best thing.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids are essential for our body’s anyway but when we are trying to conceive, they give us so much more, needed for regulating hormones in the body also they increase the mucus in the cervix, promote ovulation and generally improve the quality of the uterus increase the amount of blood that flows to the other reproductive organs. So one of the absolute best things for you.
No. 3 Food – PEPPERS
A great source of Vitamin C not only to boost immunity but has been known to boost hormones levels and another vitamin to increase fertility especially in the luteal phase. Men also need this essential vitamin as it improves sperm motility. It is an antioxidant to give cells protection from free radical damage. This may also impact on female egg health.
Peppers are a very colourful food and red and green peppers contain vitamin C and B6. The orange-coloured peppers also contain Vitamin A.
No. 4 Food – EGGS
Eggs are a create source of Vitamin D, of course you can get this vitamin from being outside in the sun for 15-20 minutes a day. But a dietary source is useful too. Did you know that this vitamin is needed to help your body create the hormones which affect ovulation and the balance of hormones?
No. 5 Food – PINTO BEANS
One of the most well know of vitamins is Folic Acid essential for and necessary in pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects, heart defects and many other anomalies that may develop. As an essential nutrient most women take a supplement to get this you can also get from foods like;
Liver, Lentils, Pinto beans, chick peas, asparagus, spinach, kidney beans.
Include these foods and many more will undoubtedly improve your chance of becoming pregnant and they will also improve your overall health for the better!