How the DASH Diet Can Enhance the Fertility of a Gestational Surrogate

42719562 - healthy new year against vegetables at farmers marketA gestational surrogate’s diet before, during and after the IVF embryo transfer process is crucial to pregnancy success. The DASH Diet – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – has been ranked the Best Overall diet in a comparison study conducted by US News and World Report. The DASH Diet is supported by evidence-based fertility enhancement results.

The DASH Diet

The DASH Diet also earned the Best Diet for Healthy Eating category in the comparison study conducted by US News and World Report. The DASH Diet was developed with the goal of lowering blood pressure. A 12 week study of women on the DASH Diet by Kashan University of Medical Sciences show that the DASH Diet improves metabolic profile, BMI in PCOS – therefore enhancing a woman’s fertility.

10-Steps for Improving Fertility

The experts at New Beginnings Surrogacy recommend the following 10 step approach offering a powerful boost in fertility for women with ovulation-related infertility.

  • Avoid trans fats – no more fried foods
  • Consume more unsaturated vegetable oils – use olive or canola oil and eat fish and avocados
  • Get more protein from vegetables – eat lentils, not steak
  • Eat slow carbs – choose whole grains, oatmeal and vegetables and cut out white bread and pasta
  • Drink whole milk – consume full fat yogurt and ice cream in sensible portions
  • Take your essential vitamin supplement – folic acid and vitamin B are essential
  • Get plenty of iron – eat iron rich vegetables like spinach
  • Drink plenty of water – avoid soda, caffeine, alcohol
  • Be active and exercise regularly – but don’t overdo it
  • Get your Body Mass Index into the fertility zone by achieving a score of 19 to 24

DASH recommends:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Low-fat dairy
  • Whole grains

DASH is rich in:

  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Fiber
  • Protein

The DASH Diet emphasizes:

  • Portion size
  • Eating a variety of foods
  • Getting the right amount of nutrients

The DASH Diet contains the same components of a regular low-calorie diet.

  • 52% to 55% carbohydrates
  • 16% to 18% protein
  • 30% total fats

The DASH Diet is:

  • Low in Saturated Fats
  • Low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Refined Grains
  • Low in Sweets

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  • Legal and medical counseling
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Posted on: May 15, 2018