Fertility Superfoods to Help You Get Pregnant

Fertility Superfoods to Help You Get Pregnant

If you have not found out yet, I am crazy about superfoods. Super foods are foods that are nutrient dense, have an abundance of minerals, vitamins, anitoxidants, and other beneficial ingredients in high amounts.

Superfoods should be a part of every couples fertility diet to help bridge the gap for proper nutrition, nourish the egg and the sperm, and help to balance hormones.

Here is a rundown of 5 Fertility Superfoods your should know about:

Maca
Maca is a wonderful superfood from Peru which helps to balance the hormones, increase egg health, increase sperm count and sperm health while also being a tonic for the endocrine system. Maca also helps to increase progesterone if the body is low in this important hormone. Maca comes in capsules, powder and tincture. It can be taken everyday.

Royal Jelly
Royal jelly is another fertility specific superfood which may help to increase egg health, quality of egg, and genreal fertility. Royal jelly is the food that is fed to the queen bee which is what makes her the queen bee. She goes on to live 6 years and lays up to 2000 eggs per day. Most bees live less than two months.

Rich in vitamins, A, B, C, D,and royal jelly also contains minerals including calcium and iron, all of the essential amino acids plus antibacterial and immune stimulating properties. Royal jelly comes in capsules or in a base of honey. It can be taken everyday.

Bee Propolis and Bee Pollen
Bee propolis and bee pollen are two more fertility super foods from our friends the bee. These foods are rich in nutrients. Bee pollen contains 50% more protein than beef and is rich in every vitamin and mineral. Bee propolis is a powerful immune system stimulant and inflammation aid. It also helps women who have endometriosis.
Bee propolis and Bee Pollen are available in capsules or in a base of honey. They can be taken everyday. I like to take all three together in one product.

Whey Protein Powder
While we all know that protein is essential for a healthy diet, many women do not get enough protein in there diet daily. In the fertility diet it is essential to have protein with each meal so your blood sugar levels stay balanced. This can be hard in our daily lifestyles so I suggest for you to use a protein powder. But it can be hard to find a protein powder that is acceptable with a healthy fertility diet. All protein sources should be organic or raised without hormones and antibiotics, and the protein source should never be soy.

I have found one protein powder the is made from “clean” whey, which means it was made from cows milk that does not have any hormones or antibiotics. It is called FertiliWhey. FertiliWhey does not contain sugars, dyes, or artificial ingredients. This has been essential in many women sticking to their fertility diet.

Greens powder
A great way to make sure you are getting all of your greens on a daily basis. A healthy fertility diet that is rich in whole foods and dark green vegetables builds a strong foundation for fertility and reproductive health. Some of the most beneficial greens powders are spirulina, wheat grass, barley, alfalfa, kamut and rye grasses.

Easy Fertility Smoothie Recipe


1 banana
1teaspoon Fertilica Maca powder
1/2 teaspoon FertiliGreens
2 scoops FertiliWhey protein powder
1teaspoon Alive Bee Power (contains royal jelly, propolis, & bee pollen)

1c raw milk or juice

Blend and enjoy!

Click here to learn more about Fertility Smoothies…

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  1. Update 2014 – We are back! We have been away for a while and we sure have missed all of your wonderful questions and thoughts on our articles. Moving forward, one of our staff herbalists will be here to respond to comments! We look forward to connecting with our readers once again!

  2. Sir my age is 27 years old my problem is that I do not have periods. Showed the doctor says that he has come not because of hormones. The prescription drug that period so they come to eat and not come to eat the medicine. What will my child not to. No sir, no way to come in medicine without ever Btoy period. So I still have not married and I have poor family. Sir please help me.

  3. Do u think maca can be taken in hypothyroidis

  4. Hi

    The protein powder that I use is harmonized protein. Does it make a difference in fertility and if so why ?

    Thank you :)

    Gabrielle

  5. Hi.
    I am trying really hard the next few months so my Husband and I can concieve a baby. We have always taken Basic Vitamins{ one a day} Now we have looked into taking FertilAid for Men and Women. I also have primrose oil. We also have been looking at other protein powders we can put in our smoothies we make every morrning, and on our ceral. I have looked in to maca, count boost, whey protein, and flax, and some other items. We really would like to know what we can take on a daily basis that won’t be a waist. Could you help us out with what is all good together. that will help us get pregnant.
    Thanks Andrea

    • Hi Andrea,

      In general we feel that taking a good whole food multivitamin in preparation for pregnancy is best. This is because whole food multivitamins are 100% absorbed by the body. Other multivitamins are hard for the body to digest and sometimes our bodies to not break them down to utilize them. You can learn more about why wholefood multivitamins are best here: http://natural-fertility-info.com/multivitamin

      In general I have a list of herbs, supplements and diet tips I feel are best for preparing for pregnancy for both men and women. Here they are-

      Women
      FertiliCare Phase 1&2 for women- great overall herbal support, uterine tonic, hormone regulator
      Red Raspberry Leaf- uterine tonic, very high in vitamins and minerals
      Natural Fertility Diet
      Maca-nourishing for the entire hormonal control systems in the body, superior nutrition, as well as libido and stress support

      Men
      Maca – nourishing for the entire hormonal control systems in the body, superior nutrition, as well as libido and stress support
      Male Fertility Diet

      Overall, if you feel you do not get enough protein in your diet, FertiliWhey is a great way to boost the daily intake, it has 16 grams of protein per serving. Ground flax seed is an excellent way to get a lot of fiber, which is known to reduce excess estrogen in the body. If you feel your diet is poor, I definitely think the #1 thing you can do is add Fertility Superfoods, especially Fertilica Maca and FertiliGreens. The Fertility Diet alone is going to be a great way to increase reproductive and overall health.

      Best Wishes on your journey,

      Dalene

  6. is it safe to take Spirulina when you are pregnant?

    • Hi Natalie,

      Spirulina has been shown safe for pregnancy when it comes from a clean source. It is always best with any kind of supplement to let your doctor know you want to take this.

      Best Wishes,

      Dalene

  7. Good day, I am new to this website but would like more info on all your infertility tips. Please could you also, if possible, let me know where to find these products or ingredients for the infertility recipe in Johannesburg/ South Africa. I am truly interested in trying this as I suffer from PCOS and tried everything (natural) in conceiving the last 5years. Thank you so much for your time.

  8. hai,

    this is suji from India. can you kindly let me know whether i can get these super foods in india. please let me know as i am trying to get pregnant .

    thanks and regards
    suji

    • Hi Suji,

      I am not sure what superfoods are available in India. We do ship to India though. You can see our full line of Superfoods at our online Natural Fertility Shop.

      Have a wonderful day,

      Dalene

  9. Hi Shona,

    This is such a great question. And I plan to write about this in the near future. But to answer you, it takes some time. I get asked how long someone should take a supplement or herb before they stop and my answer for most supplements and herbs is “until you get pregnant”. It will take at least 3 months to get the bigger benefits of most herbs such as maca, vitex, dong quai, etc.

    Also keep in mind that the cycle of an eggs health is at least 90 days, so what you eat and take today impacts the egg you will ovulate three months from now.

  10. how long does it take for the natural products to work 1 month two how long should i be on them