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THE FERTILITY DIET
When it comes time to get pregnant, what’s on the menu might make a difference.
Every body is different and getting a bun in the oven can be trickier than you might have thought. You wouldn’t run a marathon without training for it, would you? With the right Fertility Diet and ingredients, you can get your body ready and that bun can be cookin’ in no time.
Certain vitamins, minerals and compounds work with our bodies preparing it to conceive. A good fertility diet can keep your body healthy and making all the right hormones it needs for baby-buildin’ and supporting a newly fertilized egg.
Are you finding getting pregnant is tougher than you thought?
Many women have difficulty conceiving naturally and medical intervention isn’t always an option. Some factors that affect our ability to get pregnant are beyond our control like age or genetics, but our diet isn’t one of them. Making changes to your diet while trying to conceive can help program your body to fill the gaps that might have been affecting that golden window of opportunity.
Not all carbs are bad!
Our bods actually love carbs, but processed carbohydrates and simple sugars don’t do us much good. Keep those hearty whole grains and complex carbs in the mix and take in plenty of high fiber fruits and veggies to keep blood sugar spikes under control. Good carbs include oatmeal, beans and vegetables. “Bad carbohydrates” consist of white bread (sorry Wonderbread), pasta, rice, cakes, cookies, pies and candy. Studies link the body’s insulin levels and ovulation, causing the body to have difficulty releasing eggs if insulin levels are through the roof. Bad carbs=high insulin levels.
Avoid Trans Fats
Fats come in all shapes and sizes and trans-fats are among the worst. Our metabolism fuels all other functions in our bodies, including reproduction. Your fertility diet should nourish and regulate your metabolism. Trans fats keep insulin from working properly, which can directly affect ovulation. Add some whole milk or a small dish of ice cream (now we’re talkin!) or full-fat yogurt to your diet routine rather than low fat or skim milk products. Research from the Nurses’ Health Study indicate that one to two servings of whole-fat dairy products can improve fertility.
Most fertility studies show that women who take multi vitamins or supplements rich in folic acid are 40% more likely to become pregnant. Boosting your folic acid intake is an easy way to help your body prepare for pregnancy. Folic acid can be found naturally in dark leafy veggies, lentils and avocado. Women of child bearing age are recommended 400 mg daily to help avoid birth defects.
Another important element to a strong Fertility Diet is aiming for a body weight within the infamous “fertility zone,” or the 7.5 percent solution. In the Nurses’ Health Study, women with the lowest and highest body-mass index, or BMI, had more reported issues conceiving than with women in the middle. The “fertility zone” ranges from a BMI of 20 to 24. This can be achieved with small changes such as losing 5 to 10 percent of your body weight. Some examples- if you’re 160 pounds, try to lose about 12 pounds. If you’re 200 pounds, aim to lose 15 pounds. Weight loss for those with a higher BMI and on the flip side, weight gain if you’re underweight, with a low BMI can increase your chances for ovulation and menstruation.
Adding a Fertility Supplement to Your Diet Can Ensure You’re Getting All the Goodies to Help You on Your Journey
Even if you’re eating healthy to put that bun in the oven, you might still need some help filling in the gaps. healthy mama’s Make You Ready! Fertility Support Supplement was developed specifically to get your body ready for the big adventure. It was OB/GYN developed to:
1. Improve egg and uterine quality
2. Optimize ovarian function
3. Decrease toxicity
All of which aim to boost your chances of becoming pregnant and maintaining a healthy new pregnancy.
What sets Make her Ready! Fertility Support Supplement apart from the rest?
Dr. Jan Rydfors developed this custom formula that targets reproductive imbalances with potent and specific ingredients that make it the most comprehensive fertility supplement on the market. The ingredients have been clinically shown to assist in reproductive function to boost chances of conception. Incorporating the Make You Ready! Fertility Support Supplement into your diet and routine can help fully prime your reproductive system to conceive.
One of the premier ingredients in our formula is Quatrefolic Acid, a more complex and natural folic acid (Folate) that works more effectively than many synthetic folic acids found in traditional prenatal vitamins and other Fertility Supplements. In addition, any folic acid helps to prevent birth defects so taking while trying to conceive is critical.
“So yesterday I took 5 test and all came out positive and me and my boyfriend are super excited to be expecting a baby thank you so much !”
Aryan May , June, 2017
These little wonders contain ingredients such as Myo-Inositol which improve egg quality and ovarian function, CoQ10 to help fertilized eggs divide once they’re in the uterus, L-Carnitine antioxidants to help the egg implant and reduce inflammation along with vitamins D&B.
“Pregnancy should not be considered a nine month journey, but a yearlong journey.”
With some patience, persistence and science on your side, you can help your body perform it’s best for pregnancy.
If you and your partner are ready to take the next step, we’ve got you mama.
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Keep your reproductive system and your brand new pregnancy healthy and strong! With a few changes in your diet and lifestyle, you’ll be on your way to the exciting new chapter of motherhood in no time. While male issues like low sperm count, sperm defects, twisted spermatic cords and immune disorders may also be factors for infertility, changes to diet does not address male fertility issues. If you have been trying for over one year (6months for women over 35), your partner should get tested too.
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