Expert reveals nutrient-rich diet to boost fertility in women

NEW DELHI:  Diet plays an important role if you are trying to conceive.

A long, hard look at your habits is generally required for the women to have a healthy, uncomplicated pregnancy followed by a smooth delivery.

There are ways to boost and prolong women’s fertility levels, revealed Dr Dawn Harper, a fertility expert, as quoted by Daily Star Online.

– Damaging factors for women’s eggs

There are certain lifestyles and diet factors that negatively affect a woman’s fertility. Stress, irregular menstrual cycles, toxins in alcohol, drugs, high or low BMI are among such factors.

A holistic approach is what is required to improve your chances of conceiving.

– How to boost the fertility?

A healthy lifestyle with a nutrient-rich diet along with an essential amount of exercise work wonders.

A careful examination of the contents of your food for the following nutrients is a must:

Magnesium and B vitamins – For regulating hormonal activity and cell division.

Zinc – To contribute to normal fertility reproduction.

Vitamin D – For normal immune function.

Vitamin C – To help produce good quality cells.

Vitamin E – For the prevention of oxidative stress.

Folic acid – For maternal tissue growth during pregnancy.