5 Things That Can Make You Infertile and 5 That Can Improve Fertility
3Eat diverse and well-balanced foods
Diversifying your diet by boosting it necessary vitamins and minerals while avoiding junk food helps in improving your egg health and contributing to hormonal imbalance. Grapefruits, for example are rich in polyamine putrescine which can effectively boost low vitamin C levels.
Consuming spices is as important as any other food. According to a research study wherein women woman consumed cinnamon, showed that these women witnessed an improvement in their menstrual regularity and ovulation in comparison to those who consumed a placebo.
4Add certain vitamins to your diet
Fertility decreases if your body is lacking in certain vitamins. Having all the vitamins in your body in balance is important, however, some do play a far greater role in conception and the maintenance of a healthy pregnancy. Such vitamins include:
- Omega-3 fatty acids: for improving your overall health as well as boosting fertility, as it improves the blood flow to the uterus and also increases cervical mucus.
- Iron: it prevents a lack in ovulation and is essential for keeping the energy levels high.
- Zinc: it improves the quality of the eggs including their fertility and ability to be inseminated.
- Folic acid: it is crucial when preparing the body for childbearing because it helps in decreasing the risk of any problem which might possibly affect the baby’s development in the early weeks of pregnancy.
5Consume less coffee
While there is no need to totally stop caffeine, limiting your caffeine intake has been suggested by experts. Not drinking more than 2 cups of coffee which is roughly around 200 mg of caffeine a day is advisable. Coffee is not the only product containing caffeine. Caffeine is also present in chocolate, energy drinks, soda, and even tea. Always pay attention to the labels of these products, and include them as well while counting your daily intake.