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The Center for Advanced Reproductive Services is a part of the First Fertility family of centers. Learn more.
For some women, weight issues may be a contributor to a fertility diagnosis or compromise their ability to receive the treatments they need.
According to a Duke University study, being pregnant is like running a 40-week marathon in terms of energy expenditure. A typical 26.2 mile marathon requires months of planning, including good nutrition and many practice runs.
Similarly, when you are looking to get pregnant, it’s best to plan ahead. Food is a great place to start. What’s good for your health is also good for your fertility. Proper nutrition can help support:
Egg and sperm health
Reduced inflammatory markers
Increased chances for healthy ovulation
Lower stress and a more productive outlook
A healthy weight
A healthy pregnancy and delivery
Ami Chokshi is a Functional & Integrative Nutrition Coach who helps you optimize your reproductive and overall health. Her approach prioritizes nutrition and supplementation that supports blood sugar regulation, nutrient density, and reduced pesticide exposure.
To learn more about health and wellness coaching and sign up for a free consultation with Ami, click here.
To sign up for a free 5-day Fertility Diet Plan, click here.
To learn more about weight and fertility, please visit our Video Library.