Fertility Diet

Fertility Diet May Improve Fertility Outcomes in Women

News Author: Laurie Barclay, MD
CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd

November 12, 2007 — Higher intake of monounsaturated fats; vegetable protein; and high-fiber, low-glycemic carbohydrates improved fertility outcomes in women with ovulatory disorder infertility, according to the results of a cohort study reported in the November issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

"Although treatment options for infertility are available, their large cost and frequency of adverse events have motivated the identification of potentially modifiable risk factors," write Jorge E. Chavarro, MD, ScD, from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, and colleagues. "We...

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