7 Super Foods to Support your Fertility - Dr Rita Bakshi

7 Super Foods to Support your Fertility

Infertility is one of the most talked about topics in medicine industry these days. The obvious reason is the soaring high number of infertility cases around the world. Couples are finding it difficult to achieve parenthood because of increasing infertility.


Modern advancements in medical science have given infertile couples a chance to achieve parenthood. However, before going for treatment methods and medications you can try to consider trying a healthy fertility diet. Yes, you heard it right a healthy diet can help boost your fertility.


Following are some of the foods which may improve your fertility:




Bananas are rich in many nutrients like potassium, Vitamin C and fiber. Bananas are also packed with vitamin B6 which is considered a vital nutrient for reproductive health and can help in hormonal activities required for the development of good quality eggs and sperm.




Eggs are rich in Vitamin D and B12 and Protein. This is why eggs are thought to be a fertility improving food. Try to consume farm fresh eggs instead of factory farmed eggs.




Salmon fish is a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids. Fatty acids are helpful in reducing inflammation and regulate the production of hormones. Moreover, they are considered to help increase the flow of blood to the reproductive organs.


Citrus Fruits:


Citrus fruits like orange and lemon are packed with Vitamin C. According to a report, Vitamin c helps to improve hormone levels and increases female fertility with luteal phase defect. In case of males, Vitamin C is considered to improve the quality of sperms.


Green Leafy Vegetables:


Green leafy vegetables like spinach, Swiss chard, broccoli etc contain high amounts of minerals, antioxidants and vitamins which may be helpful in improving fertility.




Almonds are a rich source of Vitamin E which is thought to be helpful for reproductive abilities as it support the egg and sperm health.


Beans and Lentils:


Low iron levels in the body can cause problems with ovulation and quality of eggs. Beans and Lentils highly nutritious loaded with Iron and folic acid and can give a boost to your reproductive abilities. If you are trying to conceive, you can try a healthy and fertility supportive diet which may increase the chances of conception.


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