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Diet Chart For fertility

About Diet Chart Food Items To Limit Do's And Dont's Food Items You Can Easily Consume



When a couple is trying to conceive a baby, the first thought they have is how to optimise the chances of getting pregnant? Well, though there are various other aspects to conceiving, one of the most important aspect is a good wholesome Fertility Diet which boosts the fertility of the man as well as the woman. In the recent times, there have been various superfoods that have been suggested to boost the nutrients in our body. However, the Fertility Diet is one of the few diets that requires you to optimise the nutrients in whatever you eat.

The diet follows the logic that replenishing the mineral deficiency in the body coupled with a disciplined lifestyle leads to a well balanced hormonal cycle which boosts fertility in both the sexes.

  1. Eating organic fruits and vegetables along with whole grains are better than their finely milled counterpart.
  2. Including high fibre in each meal is a healthy choice.
  3. Dark leafy vegetables contain a lot of Iron and Folic Acid.
  4. Eggs, nuts and seeds are rich in vitamins D and E.
  5. Foods to be avoided are Soy as it interferes hormonal cycle, refined sugary drinks and packaged fruit juice, and caffeine.

Diet Chart

Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Oats Pancakes (small 4-5) + Maple Syrup (2 tsp)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Banana Shake (1 glass)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Mushroom n Herb Omlet (1 serving)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Dry Fruits
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Kidney Beans curry (1/2 cup) with 1/4 Fresh Lemon
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Boiled Veg Salad with Egg Whites (2) (1 cup) + Orange Juice (1 glass)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender Coconut water (1 glass)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Quinoa with Veggie (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Yoghurt Smoothie (1 glass)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Bottle Gourd n Shrimp Salad with Grated Coconut (1 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Paleo Coconut Torte with Blueberries (1/2 cup) + Pineapple Juice (1 glass)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender Coconut water (1 glass)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)BBQ Salmon n Parboiled Rice (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Fresh Lime Water (1 glass)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Chickpea n Paneer Salad (1/2 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Grape Fruit Smoothie (Banana,Lemon,Strawberry,Yoghurt) + 5-6 Almonds
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Cottage Cheese (1/2 cup) with Honey(2 tsp)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Baked salmon with Coconut milk (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)4-5 Almonds + 5-6 Raisins
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Avocado Shrimp Salad with Yoghurt (1/2 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Quinoa with Apple n Walnuts (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Grapes (1 cup)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Chicken Green Thai curry with White Parboiled Rice (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Yoghurt (1/2 cup) n Cucumber Strips(4)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Lentil Soup with Parboiled Rice (1/2 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Meusli n Strawberry with Milk (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Tender Coconut water (1 glass)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Roasted Chicken n Quinoa Salad (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Carrot Strips (4) + Coriander n Mustard Sauce
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Baked Fish with Spinach n Yoghurt Salad (1 cup)
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Scrambled Eggs(2) with Baked Tomato(2) n Mushrooms (1/2 cup) + Green Tea (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)Pomegranate (1/2 cup)
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)Simple Baked Salmon curry with Parboiled Rice (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Fresh cut Tomatoes with Sprinkled salt (2 med. sized)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)Veg Salad

Food Items To Limit

  1. Soy
  2. Alcohol
  3. Sugar
  4. Saturated Fats

Do's And Dont's


  1. Eat fruits & vegetables
  2. Take a prenatal Multivitamin
  3. Choose Organic
  4. Get your fats
  5. Eat Fiber


  1. Avoid Soy
  2. Do not have >2 cups of coffee
  3. Eat Corn
  4. Skin refined Sugar
  5. Avoid Plastic Bottled water

Food Items You Can Easily Consume

  1. Figs
  2. Berries
  3. Beans
  4. Green Leafy vegetables
  5. Vegetables & Fruits

Popular Questions & Answers

I am not married, suffering from pcos. I want to know why these tablets are suggested? Myo-inositol and sustained release metformin hydrochloride tablets (ovabest - m) please waiting for your response. Thanks in advance.

Gynaecologist, Guwahati
Pcos is characterized by insulin resistance in the body leading to the anovulation and amenorrhea or absence of periods. It also leads to weight gain that aggravates the insulin resistance leading to a vicious cycle. The above two drugs apart from...
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I am 28 years old unmarried man. 6 years ago I noticed my left testicle pretty smaller and diagnosed myself with varicocele and thus after prolong searching on internet I am left with constant worry and anxiety about my fertility. Due to anxiety I frequently need to visit physician and my bp was found elevated. So doctor prescribed me telmisartan 20 mg which I have been taking for more than a year. I think I am still having some worry about my future fertility. Also I have tinnitus in my left ear. I want to know should I stop taking bp medicine I f my lies in the range of 130 by 85 without medicine.

MS - General Surgery, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS), Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic surgery, Training in Laparoscopy, Advanced training in laparoscopic hernia surgery, Fellowship in advanced proctology
General Surgeon, Srinagar
Hello regarding you Bp. Telmisartan 20mg is a suboptimal dose... and if you are maintaining Bp below 130 by 90 without Medicinie I would suggest you to give a trial of off medication, along with dietry and life style modifications. Regarding your ...
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I have been on ovabless for a month now and wanted to know how long it will take for me to conceive? And what else can I take to conceive?

MBBS, DGO, Fellowship in Infertility
IVF Specialist, Bangalore
Hi, ovabless is only additional medicine. It is not ovulation medicine. Can't tell when you will conceive. Meet a fertility doctor, both husband and wife should be evaluated and simple fertility treatment like ovulation induction can be started if...

I am a 21 years old who was diagnosed with polymyositis at the age of 17. Ever since i’ve learnt to leave with it through medications such as methotrexate, prednisone and all. I have been trying to conceive for over one year but not yet successful. Any advice?

MBBS, DGO - Preventive & Social Medicine
Gynaecologist, Sri Ganganagar
Yes, you can plan pregnancy. But you have to discontinue methotrexate once you become pregnant
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