Asparagus is a his and hers fertility booster. 1
Asparagus is rich in folate, which is necessary for women who want to decrease their risk of infertility and increase the odds of having a healthy pregnancy. For men, asparagus has been considered a fertility booster that increases sperm count since medieval times. A recent study conducted on rats did show that those which received higher doses of asparagus root did have higher sperm count than those that weren't.
Broccoli is packed with nutrients. 2
Broccoli is bursting with vitamins B and C and it's got folate. Remember how good folate is? It helps boost your fertility plus it helps reduce the risks of miscarriage and birth defects.
What's up, Doc? 3
Carrots aren't just for rabbits. They're good for men who want to become daddies. One study found that carotenoid, which helps give carrots their lovely color also helps improve sperm count.
Hydrate, hydrate and then hydrate again. 5
Drinking water helps your entire system flow. It stimulates circulation, improves egg health and helps produce cervical mucus, which is needed to help sperm get to an egg and fertilize it.
Time to make abuela's sopa de lentejas. 6
Lentils are rich in iron, protein and folate. Just one cup of cooked lentils provides you with 90 percent of your daily folate needs. Also, they're cheap!
Go ahead and pay extra for the guac. 7
Take all that money you save from eating lentils and splurge on avocados because they are packed with folate and good for you fats.
Citrus is another his and hers fertility booster. 8
Citrus fruits are high in vitamin C, which helps reduce strain on the ovaries in women and can help prevent sperm defects in men.
Swap out your white rice for quinoa. 9
Quinoa is a whole grain and whole grains are a great source of folic acid. It's also less acidic than other whole grains and can help make cervical mucus less acidic and more hospitable to sperm.
Spinach is your fertility friend. 11
Low iron levels can have a damaging effect on the health of your eggs. Dark leafy greens like spinach can help increase your iron intake while providing you with that ever necessary folate.