Have you ever wondered what you can do to increase your fertility without taking any medications? Over the years scientific research and folklore suggest that what you eat can impact your fertility. Eating an overall healthy diet and keeping your body healthy is the best way to make sure it will be easy for you to have a baby. Try adding these foods to your diet before seeing a fertility specialist and avoiding the ones on the bad list.
Citrus Juice. The Vitamin C in oranges, limes and lemons prevents the sperm from getting stuck together and allows them to swim freely. Every morning start your day with a glass of orange juice, and drink lemonade or limeade throughout the day to increase fertility.
Pumpkin Seeds. Pumpkin seeds are loaded with Zinc and boosts fertility. Studies show that Zinc and the other fatty acids in pumpkin seeds help the male reproductive system function better.
Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil. Flaxseed is available whole and as a supplement. Flaxseed has fatty acids which help the entire reproductive system work well, which increases fertility. Don’t use flaxseed oil to cook. You can grind up flaxseed and sprinkle it in your oatmeal, or take flaxseed supplements, or add flaxseed oil to a smoothie as it’s mixing.
Garlic. Garlic is a superfood, which provides selenium, which is crucial for creating healthy sperm and increasing fertility. Eating garlic regularly ensures that you’re producing sperm with normal chromosomes.
Oysters. Not only are they an aphrodisiac, but oysters also provide Zinc, which is a mineral that plays a key role in producing healthy sperm and boosting fertility.
Alcohol. Sadly booze slows down sperm. When you’re drunk your little guys get drunk too!
Caffeine. One of the effects of caffeine is that is narrows blood vessels. Anything that reduces blood flow reduces fertility.
There are a lot of factors that go into making a baby – and science is still working on figure it all out. Avoid worrying too much, because stress reduces your chances of making a baby. Make sure you have a regular exercise program, because this will increase your blood flow, which increases fertility. Eat right, and try to keep sex fun. Before you know it, you’ll have a baby on the way!