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Good Health Natural Foods Inc.
(617) 773-4925
1627 Hancock St.
Quincy, MA
 
City Feed and Supply
(617) 524-1700
627 Centre st
Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Harvest Co-op Markets
(617) 524-1667
57 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Harvest Co-op Markets
(617) 661-1580
581 Massachusetts Ave (Central Square)
Cambridge, MA

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Harvest Co-op Markets
(617) 524-1667
57 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA

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Good Health Natural Foods Inc.
(617) 773-4925
1627 Hancock St.
Quincy, MA

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Dedham Square Country Store
(781) 326-8944
626 High Street
Dedham, MA
 
Harvest Co-op Markets
(617) 661-1580
581 Massachusetts Ave (Central Square)
Cambridge, MA
 
Life Alive Urban Oasis & Organic Cafe
(617) 308-8235
765 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
 
Cambridge Naturals
(617) 492-4452
23 White St.
Cambridge, MA

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Can Foods Increase Your Fertility?

Of course you probably know that smoking or drinking excessively while trying to conceive is bad for you. But did you know that there are certain foods that are actually considered fertility boosters? You may have tried it all to get pregnant without any luck, so if you're hoping for a baby try these foods for a better chance of your next pregnancy test turning up positive.

Some studies are showing zinc to be the ticket for conception: by consuming at least 15 mg per day, semen and testosterone production in men dramatically increases, while ovulation improves in women. Cell division is essential to the early embryo, and zinc promotes this could it be that you could eat your way to pregnancy with zinc rich foods like oysters, chicken, and crab? Don't go overboard, though, as too much of any nutrient or vitamin can have the opposite effect and decrease fertility.

A lot of nutritionists believe that iron plays a huge role in conceiving, as women with low iron counts often have a difficult time getting pregnant. By eating iron rich foods like shrimp, tofu and prunes, you might make conception happen and nutritionists also give nods to foods high in vitamin C, vitamin E and calcium. Your body needs a variety of vitamins and nutrients to be conception ready, and although these vitamins have been studied as possible fertility boosters, it's important that you pay attention to all the nutrients necessary for everyday health.

Many health professionals are on the fence when it comes to coffee consumption. There have been fertility studies that show sperm becoming more active and energetic after a male drinks coffee, which may eliminate sluggish sperm as the culprit of unsuccessful baby making. However, a Harvard study shows that infertility is a whopping 100 percent higher in women who drink between one and three cups of java each day. So, switch to decaf and let your man indulge in a cup of coffee before you hit the bedroom.

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