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4 Changes To Help Increase Your Fertility

Planning on having a baby? Make these changes to your diet to improve your fertility and ovulation function.

According to a study of diet and fertility from Harvard Medical School, unlike other factors that you cannot control—such as age and genetics—eating certain foods and avoiding others is something you can do yourself, without medical intervention, to help improve your ovulatory function.

Here are some tips to help you understand how to properly nourish your body and help you get ready for a baby.

The Fertility Diet

The fertility diet is said to increase ovulation and improve fertility through changes of diet, weight, and physical activities. It is essentially a healthy diet following healthy eating guidelines by eating more vegetables, replacing saturated fat and trans-fat with healthy monounsaturated fats, eating whole grain sources as well as eating enough calcium-rich food to meet nutrients needs and achieving a healthy weight, explains Bibi Chia, principal dietitian, Raffles Diabetes & Endocrine Centre, Raffles Hospital.