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IMMUNE EMPOWERING DIET: PART II

SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Although many of us strive to eat healthier, I think it's always easier to make a change when you feel strongly motivated or have a specific reason to do so.  Improving IVF outcomes is a strong reason to motivate any couple to change their diet.  Last week we talked about Immune Empowering Diets as well as Diet & Fertility as it relates to women.  Today's post is all about immune empowering carbohydrates and how they relate to male fertility.

Carbohydrates are an important macronutrient and source of fuel for your body.  When we think about major diseases that affect Americans today such as heart disease, allergies, asthma, autoimmune disorders, or osteoarthritis they are seemingly unrelated.  However, they have a common culprit: inflammation.  Foods that contain high levels of antioxidants, minerals, and essential fatty acids can all help to reduce inflammation, boost your immune system, as well as benefit your health in unexpected ways…