We are sure you have heard the saying, “You are what you eat”. If you are a woman in the process of trying to conceive, it is recommended that you pay special attention to your diet. According to the National Survey of Family Growth, infertility affects over 7.4 million women (11.9%) in the United States. While there are numerous conditions that may cause or contribute to a diagnosis of infertility, a poor diet is a growing and significant factor that women can address and remedy.
Factors like age and genetics cannot be controlled, but monitoring the foods you consume is something you can do yourself, without medical procedures, to help improve your fertility. It is recommended to consume foods high in certain vitamins:
These specific foods are also known to help increase your fertility:
Nutrition plays an important role when it comes to having a healthy body and reproductive system. Numerous studies have shown that specific changes to a diet can improve fertility, prevent recurrent miscarriages, and support a healthy pregnancy.
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