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The secret diet to improve fertility

Last updated on: March 17, 2018 19:45 IST

A healthy lifestyle combined with nutrient-rich foods will boost your fertility.

The secret diet to improve fertility

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 lifestyle 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 required to improve your chances of conceiving.

How to boost 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 prevention of oxidative stress

Folic acid: For maternal tissue growth during pregnancy.

Lead image used for representational purposes only. 

Source: ANI