Are you a junk food lover? Well, everyone like junk food to eat because of its rich taste and aroma. Whether it is a child, teenager, adult, or old, they all love to eat junk food occasionally or randomly. But have you ever think what harm it possess to our health? The known side-effects of junk food are high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes, digestive problems, etc. but it has another bad effect on our fertility. Diet plays an important role in your whole body system as well as your reproductive system. If you are a junk food lover and trying for baby then this is a bad news for you. Let’s see how it affect your fertility?
How junk food affects our fertility?
Junk foods not only have a bad effect on our health, but their consumption also reduces the chances of getting pregnant. Fast food contains chemicals that interfere with the reproduction system. Because of junk food, hormones start to produce more and also weight starts increasing. Hormonal problems for a long time can have a bad effect on women’s fertility (ability to have children). Fatty food and junk food lead to rapid weight gain. Excessive fat increases the amount of estrogen hormone, which is responsible for the formation of cysts in the ovaries, which can make you vulnerable to diseases like PCOS. Not only in women’s but men’s fertility, semen quality, including higher sperm count, concentration and motility are associated with diet.
IVF specialist in Faridabad Dr. Astha Chakrvarty says, ‘Nowadays infertility is increasing due to the trend of junk food. There are many cases of problems like PCOS coming to the fore. Parents should abide their children from junk food to avoid diseases. It is important to keep this in mind, by managing your lifestyle properly and controlling obesity, this problem can be avoided. To take special care of the health of the baby and the mother during pregnancy, there is a special need for a nutritious diet. Women/men should ignore junk food. Instead, they should include berries, green leafy vegetables, nuts, figs, beans, etc. in their diet. Antioxidants are found in these things, which increase fertility and reduce pregnancy problems.
By consulting your gynecologist as soon as you notice the symptoms of infertility, you can improve your future life. If you need any advice related to your fertility booster diet feel free to book an appointment with Dr. Astha Chakravarty. She has aim to provide the highest level of treatment and service standards to her patients.