Trying to get pregnant? Try these food changes to help boost your fertility as a couple
Good for her: 'The mixture of slow-release carbs and protein is great for keeping your blood sugar levels steady,' says women's health expert Dr Marilyn Glenville.
'Fluctuating blood sugar can cause stress hormones, such as cortisol, which interfere with your progesterone levels. This is a vital hormone not just for helping you to conceive but also for a healthy pregnancy, so maintaining steady blood sugar levels is crucial.'
Good for him: 'Eggs are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for the production of prostaglandin, and research shows that men with abnormal sperm tend to have lower levels of this beneficial hormone,' says Dr Glenville.
'Add a grilled tomato to boost his breakfast. Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants, which can help prevent sperm DNA from damage by free-radicals and grilling the tomatoes helps to release more antioxidants than eating them raw.'
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