While planning to conceive, it is always good to detoxify our system to get our body ready for the new baby. It enriches the body, new antioxidants helps to replenish new cells and flourishes the system for the pregnancy. It also provide supplements for the body.
Please see ingredients below:
Frozen mixed organic berries. (You can buy fresh berries and freeze them.)
Almond, rice milk, or hemp milk. (I prefer these—not big on dairy.) You can also use organic milk if you choose.
Protein powder. (I like something natural and clean with out a lot of additives or soy.)
2 shots of wheat grass (You can use powder, but tastes better when using fresh shots or I use a frozen one by Evergreen.)
Maca root powder
Acai or goji berries
Mixed powered greens
Royal Jelly (* If you’re allergic to bees do not use!)
Bee pollen (* Again, don’t use is you have a bee allergy!)
Liquid omegas or coconut oil
Mix all ingredients together in a blender. Depending upon desired thickness, use more or less milk to get the consistency you like.
What this amazing smoothie does
Powered greens, berries, and acai: Feed and promote healthy cell growth and help nourish the blood.
Wheat grass: Lowers levels of FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone), helps restore hormone balance, and helps alkaline your PH levels, which makes it better for sperm to live in. Its also nourishes cells.
Maca root: Nourishes the entire endocrine system, enhances fertility, and brings hormones into balance. Also increases sex drive, vitality and gives you tons of energy.
Royal Jelly: Balances hormones, supports endocrine system, helps raise estrogen levels (great for woman who have low estrogen), helps increase sperm quality and testosterone levels in men.
Bee Pollen: High levels of vitamins, natural aphrodisiac, Nourishes the ovaries, help produce healthy eggs, increases fertility, increases sperm count in men and balances menstrual cycle.
Protein powder: Repairs and builds healthy tissues.
Fish oils: Helps stabilize moods, lowers inflammation in the body, increases blood flow to uterus and promotes regular menstrual cycle, ovulation, and cervical mucus as well as increasing sperm mobility in men.
In addition, there are a few main ingredients to consider for your fertility boosting smoothies. Here are the top fertility-boosting ingredients in each category:
Asparagus has a high amount of folic acid. Folic acid helps with brain growth of the baby and reduces chance of edema. Asparagus also contains a high amount of fiber, allowing the digestive system to function properly for optimal endurance levels.
Spinach provides an incredible amount of zinc helping lower the risk of miscarriage and preterm labor.
Napa cabbage is a calcium rich vegetable and vital for babies bone development and a great source of folic acid while rich in vitamin K.
Papaya helps promote cellular growth with high amounts of folate while rich in vitamin A and vitamin K.
Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and full of antioxidants helping prevent heart disease.
Bananas are great sources for vitamin B6 helping encourage egg development.
Folic acid helps prevent neural tube defects, kidney and liver problems.
Essential fatty acids, otherwise known as omega-3 and omega-6, helps promote organ functionality and fights potentially problematic cancer cells.
Royal Jelly contains high amounts of vitamin A, B, C, D, and E, calcium and iron helping maintain a functioning immune system.
Red raspberry leaves are a great source of calcium for preeminent bone development.
Licorice, although not researched enough to be recorded as safe during pregnancy, promotes menstruation. For those that struggle with consistent cycles, licorice is a great remedy to get one back on track. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, licorice product should not be used for longer than four to six weeks.
Many of these ingredients are not just essential for pre-pregnancy months but can be incorporated into your daily meals during pregnancy and post-partum. The most important thing is to stay healthy and make sure you are receiving the right vitamins and minerals, all the time