FEMALE FERTILITY DUE TO OVULATION DISORDERS

There is increasing evidence on the effectiveness of dietary and lifestyle interventions in relation to fertility and healthy pregnancy (1, ambulance 2). According to Chavarro et al (3,4), ovulation disorders, leading to infertility in many cases, can be prevented through modification of diet and lifestyle. Dietary changes include avoiding trans fats and use more of unsaturated vegetable oils e.g. olive oil, eat vegetable protein like nuts and beans and less of animal protein. Choose good sources of carbohydrates like whole grains that have low glycemic index which have slow effect on blood sugar and insulin production. Use full-fat dairy products like whole milk and less of low-fat dairy products. Iron intake should rather come from vegetable sources like vegetables, beans, fruits and supplements, instead of read meat. Read more ›