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4 Must have foods when trying to get pregnant

Updated: Oct 19, 2022

  • Folate- Eating foods rich in folate before and during pregnancy can help prevent neural-tube defects such as spina bifida. Foods like spinach, citrus fruits, broccoli, nuts, legumes, whole grains, fortified breads and cereals are high in the B vitamin folate.

  • Fish- Seafood is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids. According to some studies, diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help regulate ovulation, improve egg quality.

  • Vegetable Proteins- They are usually lower in fat and calories, including them in your diet is a great way to maintain a healthy weight.

  • Whole grains- Refined carbohydrates like white bread, white rice, will not directly affect your chances of getting pregnant, but they surely should be consumed in limit. The refining process strips grains of key nutrients such as fiber, iron and some B vitamins. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the most common cause of infertility in women, make sure you pay extra attention to the types of carbs you eat. Refined carbohydrates can increase trouble for you if you have a condition called PCOS which is a hormonal imbalance caused due to spike in insulin levels.

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