Maternal Resources

Fertility Superfoods

Don’t sweat your diet too much. Remember the basics like avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and smoking. Don’t worry about trying to eat perfectly, just try to eat clean (non-processed foods). Simply, try to have a variety of different types of whole foods: vegetables, fruits, and fats. Here are a few good ones to add to your shopping lists

Seeds, like pumpkin Seeds: High in zinc, high in essential amino acids, and micro-nutrients.Mixed Nuts: High in selenium, the Brazilian nut has the highest content of selenium. Avocado: Monosaturated fats (the goods kind), B Vitamins, Vitamin C, and is high in AntioxidantsSardines: or other small fish Low Mercury, high in vitamins A, D and K as well as DHADark Leafy Greens: High in Calcium, Potassium, and Chlorophyll (aka the blood of the plant)Whole Milk Fat: Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Calcium, be sure to get organic berries: Antioxidants and anti-inflammation allow and Orange vegetables: High in beta – carotene, high in micro-nutrients, readily absorbed egg: High in all amnio acids Author New Jersey Midwifery