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What to Eat to Get Pregnant


4.5 out of 5 stars5 stars73%4 stars15%3 stars7%2 stars0%1 star3%26 ratings973 views Audio onlyCan you increase your chances of becoming pregnant by eating low carb? It may sound too good to be true, but many women with the common hormonal imbalance PCOS have experienced the positive effects.

Dr. Fox is a physician and fertility expert and in this interview we talk about his amazing experiences, treating infertile patients using nutrition advice.

Watch a segment above (transcript). The full, longer video is available on our member site:

What to Eat to Get Pregnant – Dr. Michael Fox

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How to Reverse PCOS with Low Carb

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is common, affecting up to 10% of women of childbearing age. Beyond menstrual irregularities and other physical symptoms – like acne, excessive facial hair and obesity – it’s a leading cause of infertility.

Fortunately, there’s an effective lifestyle treatment available. Unfortunately, not many people know about it yet:

How to Reverse PCOS with Low Carb

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“I No Longer Crave Sweets or Let Food Control Me”

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Cristina met many physicians who urged her to lose weight for the sake of her fatty liver, pre-diabetes and PCOS – but with no hint on how to do it. She’d be able to lose some weight, but yo-yoed back up in no time.

Then she finally met a doctor who recommended a no-sugar, no-starch diet: Continue Reading →

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New Meta-Analysis: Low Carb Can Be an Effective Treatment for Infertility

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A side effect of being overweight or obese can be reduced fertility and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), making it hard for affected women to conceive.

But could a low-carb diet be helpful in this case, given that it tends to cause weight loss by lowering the fat-storing hormone insulin? That is what a new meta-analysis finds.

Reducing carbohydrate load can reduce circulating insulin levels, improve hormonal imbalance and resume ovulation to improve pregnancy rates compared to usual diet.

Nutrients 2017: The Effect of Low Carbohydrate Diets on Fertility Hormones and Outcomes in Overweight and Obese Women: A Systematic Review

So if you want to become pregnant, it might be a good idea to try eating real low-carb foods. Check out our resources below.

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Low Carb Helping Women Get Pregnant in Australia

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Dietitians in Melbourne are going against conventional wisdom to help overweight women with fertility problems. They advise women to eat less pasta, bread and potatoes, and more fish, nuts and low-starch vegetables. In other words, a low-carb diet:

Yahoo News: New Diet Aimed at Helping Women Fall Pregnant

Elizabeth Hearn, who previously struggled to get pregnant, says that it helped her conceive in only 8 weeks.

Overweight people often suffer from insulin resistance, which can affect fertility hormones (an hormonal disorder called PCOS) and result in infertility. By lowering their carb intake, the insulin resistance is reduced and it becomes much easier to conceive.

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Can You Still Handle Fat If You’ve Had Your Gallbladder Removed?

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Are there any adjustments that need to be made to the LCHF diet for women once they are pregnant? And if so, what do you do?

Get the answer to this and other questions – can you still eat LCHF if you’ve had your gallbladder removed? – in this week’s Q&A with the fertility specialist Dr. Fox: Continue Reading →

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Absence of Periods on Low Carb with IF

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Can a low-carb diet combined with intermittent fasting result in an abscence of periods? And if so, what do you do?

Get the answer to this and other questions – could dairy be a problem in PCOS? – in this week’s Q&A with the fertility specialist Dr. Fox: Continue Reading →

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Does Hormone Replacement After Menopause Help or Hinder Weight Loss?

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Does hormone replacement after menopause help or hinder weight loss? Are ketones dangerous while pregnant? And could semen volume be reduced by low carb?

Here are the answers, from the fertility specialist Dr. Michael Fox. Continue Reading →

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Can You Eat Low Carb While Pregnant?

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Can you continue to eat low carb while pregnant? And how can you successfully lose weight if you have PCOS?

Here are the answers, from the fertility specialist Dr. Michael Fox. Continue Reading →

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Ask Dr. Michael Fox – Hormones, Endometriosis and Birth Control

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Are you having problems with your menstrual cycle? Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with PCOS or you suspect you have it? Are you interested in how low carb diets can help and how to maximize the benefits? If so you could ask your questions to our expert on the subject, Dr. Fox.

Here are three new questions answered by Dr. Fox – about hormones, endometriosis and birth control: Continue Reading →

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