June 09, 2016

Foods that Boost Fertility

Adequate nutrition is very important for helping you conceive. These 5 foods are shown to help boost fertility.

While I have received compensation for this post from Fertility Planit, all opinions are my own.

Adequate nutrition is very important for helping you conceive. These 5 foods are shown to help boost fertility!
When I was in school and in my internship to be a dietitian, I loved learning about which foods help different diseases and conditions. I loved learning that cinnamon could help with blood sugar control for diabetes or that reducing your salt intake could help with high blood pressure. I love writing these nutrition articles because it helps bring back the knowledge that I learned in school about different topics that I do not necessarily use everyday.
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Fertility is a tough topic. We were very lucky not to struggle with infertility when having our daughter. I know several people who are going through fertility issues or that have gone through fertility issues and I cannot imagine what they are going through. I know that I love my daughter so much and that if I could not have a baby, I would have been very sad. We eventually want another child and I will be eating lots of these foods to help boost my fertility.

These foods are shown to help boost fertility:

This Blueberry Pie Oatmeal is nutritious and takes 5 minutes to make! Tastes like your favorite dessert and is a great way to start your day. www.nutritionistreviews.com


Blueberries are rich in antioxidants which prevent damage and aging to your cells including your reproductive system. Other berries contain antioxidants as well. Try my Blueberry Pie Oatmeal or Blueberry Banana Breakfast Bars for healthy options.

Grilled Salmon Chopped Greek Salad


Foods high in vitamin D are known to improve your outcomes with fertility. Salmon is also full of omega-3 fatty acids which are important as well. Other fish high in vitamin D include tuna and mackerel. Try my Grilled Salmon Chopped Greek Salad.This Kale Caesar Pasta Salad is so simple to make and is full of flavor and nutrients! Filled with whole-wheat noodles, kale, tomatoes, red onion and garbanzo beans. www.nutritionistreviews.com


You should have known that I wouldn't have a nutrition article that did not include kale in it. I love kale. Kale is rich in folic acid which is important in preventing neural tube defects in babies including spina bifida. Folic acid is one of the most important nutrients in prenatal vitamins for moms to be. My doctor recommended taking a prenatal vitamin even before I am pregnant. Try my Kale Caesar Pasta Salad.

Healthy Mini Key Lime Pies take 5 minutes to make and have only 5 ingredients! They make the perfect easy dessert that is light and delicious! www.nutritionistreviews.com

Whole Milk Greek Yogurt

Studies show that whole milk dairy may be better than fat-free or low-fat dairy when it comes to fertility. It is recommended to have 1-2 servings of full-fat dairy products a day when trying to conceive. I used to be "scared" that full-fat dairy would make you fat but it actually fills me up a lot better than fat-free and is not too many calories more. I have a balance of low-fat, full-fat and fat-free. Try my Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal Cups for breakfast or my Healthy Mini Key Lime Pies for dessert.

This healthier chicken marsala is ready in 20 minutes, is full of nutritious ingredients and will impress any dinner guest. www.nutritionistreviews.com


Tomatoes are rich in lycopene which is shown to help male fertility. Cooked tomatoes have even more lycopene than raw so feel free to use any variety. Try my Healthier Chicken Marsala or Stuffed Cabbage Soup.

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