Prefer Alkaline than
These are the common foods that are alkaline in nature –
non-citrus fruits, vegetables, grasses, herbs and vegetables. Dairy products,
meat and grains comprise the acidic category, which should be avoided. This is
because they tend to turn the cervical mucus acidic, which is a hostile
environment to sperms. The sperm requires an alkaline atmosphere to survive in
the female body.
You also need to chew your food properly as the saliva which is emitted in the
process also has an alkalizing impact.
Go for Organic
Food and Hormone-Free Meats
Hormones get hugely affected by a host of chemicals and
pesticides that are found in commonly available vegetables and meat. They are
found to contain estrogen-like synthetic material that can potentially wreck
havoc on the endocrine system. The natural, organic foods are free from this
risk and therefore preferred as they aid the desired functioning of the female
Dairy products must be avoided if you are suffering from
endometriosis or fibroids. The estrogen in the dairy product stimulates their
growth and hinders conception. Women with polycystic
ovarian syndrome must also avoid dairy products.
The lean red meat of cattle that is grass fed or organically
grown are safe from the hormones, antibiotics and related contaminants. But red
meat should be restricted to small helpings and not more than a couple of times
a week. Instead, organically grown white meat is much safer.
Don’t Overlook the
Essential Fatty Acids
Your diet must contain alpha-linolenic and linolenic acid.
They play a major role in readily releasing the egg and ease out the ovulation
process. These highly important essential fatty acids are readily obtainable
from raw nuts, flaxseeds, green leafy vegetables, eggs and fish.
Have a lot of Cruciferous
Cruciferous vegetables comprise of broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower
and brussel sprouts. They contain an essential ingredient like indolylmethane
which effectively stimulate the usage of the natural estrogen in the body,
thereby aiding in successful pregnancy.
Take Minerals and Multivitamins
It is important to take the required mineral and vitamin supplements that
protects and sustains the woman’s reproductive health. They can effectively
enhance her fertility levels. Most of them can be naturally obtained from the
regular diet like, from the soy products, cheese, leafy veggies like spinach
and from bananas and artichokes.
Keep your Sugar Level in Check
Legumes are very healthy due to their high fiber and protein content and
their ability to regulate the blood sugar levels. They can effectively reduce
the polycystic ovarian syndrome and thereby resolve fertility issues. It is
also important to avoid commercial fruit juices and refined flour and sugars
for the same reason.
Nicotine is extremely harmful and known to age out the
ovaries of the woman. Her eggs gradually become resistant to fertilization. So
when you decide to become pregnant it is wise to give it up. Caffeine and
alcohol can result in hormonal imbalances and hamper the fertilization and
Abstain from Caffeine, Alcohol and Nicotine