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Which Foods Increase Female Fertility

Female infertility is largely a common issue. 1 in 10 women suffer from infertility so you are not alone! There are many things you can do to help your fertility. Among those things is changing your diet.

Will food alone cure your infertility? Not necessarily, but you definitely are doing yourself a favor eating these types of "super foods".

Adding a little more of the following to your diet alongside exercise and cutting back on alcohol and smoking should alone be a good first step.

Which foods will increase Female Fertility?

Grapefruit & Orange Juice

an assortment of grapefruit, blood oranges and pomegranates

Grapefruti and orange juice are great to boost fertility because they have polyamine putrescine which may improve healthy eggs. Putrescine has been tested and seen that it may lower chromosomal defects in eggs by up to 50%. 

Both of these are also high in Vitamin C. A low level of vitamin C may negatively affect hormonal balance in women.


A ceramic bowl filled with chickpeas on a wooden table

Chickpeas are a great addition and definitely food to increase female fertility. Chickpeas are a natural source of estrogen so its even better for aging women. Chickpeas can help achieve hormonal balance.

Healthy Fats

an assortment of healthy foods including chickpeas, walnuts, avacado, and olive oil

"Fats" in food isn't always a bad thing. Make sure to stay away from trans fats which are usually in cookies and cakes. Healthy fats on the contrary, are very beneficial to your everyday diet! 

Studies say that eating fish and legumes 3 times a week can actually delay the start of menopause! Healthy fats containing Omega 3 are great for female fertility. Eating an avocado a day can also help boost fertility. 

Studies say healthy fats increase cervical mucus, promotes ovulation, and improves blood flow to the reproductive organs.

Animal Protein

A slice a raw steak on a wood cutting board.

Animal protein is great for their amino acid profile. Amino acids are important especially for fertility since hormones are manufactured from amino acids. While there are many vegetarians, some humans are simply not able to survive on a fully plant-based diet. It all depends on the body's ability to metabolize vegan protein sources.

The best way to know if you need to increase your protein intake from animals is paying attention to your cycle. If your periods are struggling, then it may be a good idea to introduce animal proteins back into your diet.

Anti Inflammatory Foods

An assortment of various vegetables

Anti inflammatory foods such as Turmeric are enormously beneficial to female fertility. Turmeric improves blood flow to the uterus. Anti-oxidant foods are extremely beneficial as well for fertility.  

Here are some great anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant foods you should add to your everyday diet:

  • turmeric

  • berries

  • gingernuts

  • pineapple

  • avocado

  • tomatoes

  • strawberries

  • apples

  • pecans

  • spinach

  •  kale

These are all great foods you can add to your diet right now! The next time you ask yourself, which foods increase female fertility, keep this blog in mind.

Pick a few items out and write them somewhere you will see them routinely so it becomes more a habit to eat these rather than relying on memory.

Since its so many items, you are bound to forget a few. Just keep a short list near your refrigerator and just have it serve as a reference point to consume these often and restock on them when you are running low.

Female infertility can be stressing, but you have the power to do what you can to try to achieve what you want. Start by eating the right foods and you will definitely be on the right path to pregnancy!

*Results are expected but not guaranteed.

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