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Diet & Fertility

Diet & Fertility

If you are having issues with fertility, please read my posts on Acupuncture & Ivf and how you can increase your chances by up to 60% with Acupuncture, Herbs alone. The following is a guide only to what can help from a Diet point of view

Avoid – Excess Dairy Products (Inability to Digest), processed foods, sugar, crisps, fizzy drinks, deep fried foods, take aways.

Supplements – Zinc, Calcium, Iron, Selenium, Manganese, Potassium, Folic Acid, probiotics

Body Weight – No diets during e.g. Ivf. Weight gain/loss of 10% can reduce ovulatory/fertility.

Sleep – 8-9 Hours of uninterrupted sleep.

Coffee –Slows down rate of conception, increases miscarriage

Nicotine – Up to 30% reduced rate of conception.

Alcohol – Slows down rate of conception, increases miscarriage.

Start day with glass of luke warm water with lemon

Exercise – Walking, Swimming, Yoga, Pilates

Mediterranean Diet – Increases up to 40%

This list is one of the most important you will ever read for your general health/fertility.


Vitamin C – Berries, Citrus fruits, leafy green veg.

Vitamin E – Nuts, Seeds.

Co-enzyme Q10 – (Organic) Beef, Chicken, Pork, Salmon, Trout, Broccoli, Oranges.

Selenium – Lamb, Turkey, Cod, Halibut, Sardines, Salmon, Tuna, Brazil Nuts.

N-actylcysteine – Chicken, Duck, Pork, Turkey, Broccoli, Onions, Red Peppers.

Lycopene – Grapefruit, Tomatoes, Watermelon

Zinc – Beef, Chicken, Lamb, Spinach, Oysters, Nuts

Hydration – Drink up to 2 litres per day.

Green Tea


Male Sperm

Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, Phosphorus, B12, Vit C+D, Omega 3

Vitamin D = Motility

Zinc/Omega 3 = Quality, Quantity

This is a guide only, but combining a multi-disciplined approach by incorporating your Diet, Acupuncture, Herbs, Hypnotherapy and your weekly Acugraph Assessment, you can see your chances of conception improving.


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