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A wholesome diet and lifestyle are critical for optimum fertility. A healthy body is a fertile body and the health of your baby is in fantastic part determined before a pregnancy is even in sight. You see, by 8 weeks gestation a baby’s health blueprint is already established, as are their tiny organs and small fingerprints! At this stage their health vulnerabilities and strengths are determined by the “map” directing this miracle of creation. It’s fair to say that after a pregnancy is established that your child’s health potential becomes the lowest common denominator of you and your spouse’s health at the stage of conception.

Fertility issues

So, how can you overcome fertility issues and provide your kid, the best possible start in life? It’s simple. Ensure you your spouse are in optimal health by starting the groundwork for your main event yet, at least 120 days before a conception effort -whether you want to conceive naturally or using any kind of assisted reproductive technology.

Why 120 days? The quality of the sperm and egg today is the manifestation of everything that has been happening in your own life and immediate surroundings within the past 4 months. Your complete health picture during that time such as nutrition, stress levels, blood oxygenation, hormone levels, emotions and other things affect the level of your fertility in the current month.

What you eat is an important part of my  Pillars of Fertility routine developed to give couples a thorough step by step reproducible method for beating fertility issues and producing the healthy baby of their dreams.

Eat me!

So what are a few of the fertility boosting foods you can begin to make a good foundation of your fertility diet now?

Green vegetables and Leafy Vegetables

Including spinach, kale, collard greens, watercress as well as Avocadoes. They contain folic acid, useful in the creation of red blood cells and genetic material. Folic acid also promotes growth of a healthy nervous system, and prevents neural deficiencies in the uterus after conception–and it is vitally important for healthy sperm production.

Nuts and Seeds

Including almonds, walnuts, pecans and seeds such as safflower and sunflower seeds. The have essential fatty acids and Vitamin E that are essential in the creation of healthy cells.

Citrus Fruits

Oranges, Kiwi fruit, grapefruit and other citrus fruits have very high Vitamin C content. Vitamin C enhances sperm motility by preventing semen. Additionally, it enhances ovulation and release of the egg .

Pigmented Vegetables

Including orange or reddish hued veggies such as carrots, pumpkins, and all varieties of squashes. These have beta-carotene that is a nutritious supply of Vitamin A. This vitamin is crucial for maintaining healthy tissues in the reproductive organs in addition to being essential for developing healthy eyes and brains!

Salmon

This fish comprises essential omega-3 fatty acids, which help hormone production. Additionally sperm is largely composed of this sort of fatty acids as is the embryo’s developing nervous system.

Ananas

This is the best known natural source of Manganese, a crucial mineral. Manganese activates enzymes in the body that trigger production of various reproductive hormones. Low levels of manganese are related to difficulty conceiving. Pineapple also contains great amounts of enzymes, which help digestion.

Chilies

Spicy foods containing red chili peppers increases blood circulation around the body, making sure that the reproductive system receives a healthy supply. Chilies also stimulate endorphin production, related to stress release and a sense of calm relaxation, which greatly increase chances of conception.

Conclusion

These foods are most successful if consumed in their natural form. For the greatest nutritional value, select fresh, unprocessed organic foods wherever possible, and prevent overcooking your vegetables.