With Spring finally here it’s time to revamp our mind, body and baby bump.
In this 4 part series you will get the 411 on how to spring clean your pantry, fridge, supplements and mindset to help you conceive.
Below are some super fertility foods to add to your cabinet.
Is a Peruvian herb known for its ability to deliver energy, balance hormones , increase mental clarity and enhance sex drive. Many believe that it can even reverse hypothyroidism. It is an endocrine adaptogen, meaning that it does not contain any hormones, but rather it contains the nutrients necessary to support normal hormone production.
Maca has also been used as a way to increase fertility (and I can vouch for this personally!). It is naturally “high in minerals (calcium, potassium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, and zinc), up to 20 essential fatty acids, lipids, fiber, carbohydrates, protein, and amino acids.
The fats found in these foods are actually good fats. These fats are not trans fats or saturated fats, but are monounsaturated fats, and they help the insulin in your body to function correctly, thus balancing hormones and increasing your chances of conception.
Lemon is a great fruit because it is loaded with vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, potassium, and antioxidants. First and foremost, drinking water already does wonders for fertility. Without to much TMI -Water thins out mucus and increases it as well. And cervical fluid is very important in conception. Without cervical fluid, the sperm won’t be able to reach the egg.
Adding lemon to your water makes this an awesome superfood to sip. Antioxidants in this beverage will help destroy these free radicals making your bodies more ready for conception. PLUS – it’s great for skin, weight management or more
The broth made from bones is full of minerals including calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, sulfur and other trace minerals that are vital for creating a healthy new life. traditional Chinese medicine has been using bone broth to heal and promote infertility for centuries. You can now find it in the health food section or make it yourself.You want to aim for 8oz a day.
For more information on how to increase your fertility contact me for a complimentary health assessment.