Progress is possible ! Don’t give up!

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Unhealthy diet is a major risk factor for diseases, including infertility. In the United States, poor diet is estimated to be the leading cause of death. I’ve reviewed how important your diet is when trying to conceive previously. Today, let’s review how we are doing in the United States with our diet (1999-2016).Β 
βœ…Decrease in percentage of energy intake from low-quality carbohydrates πŸ‘
βœ…Increase in percentage of energy intake from high-quality carbohydratesπŸ‘
βœ…Increase in percentage of intake of plant proteinβ£πŸ‘
βœ…Increase in percentage of intake of polyunsaturated fatβ£πŸ‘
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Despite improvements in macronutrient composition and diet quality, there is continued too high of intake of low-quality carbohydrates and saturated fats πŸ‘Ž
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As a fertility specialist, to me this study shows #progress . Our diets are not great, but we are making progress. What we eat matters. And with slow and steady changes, we can all get healthier. In terms of fertility, a healthier diet means healthier egg and sperm, increased chance of success, decreased chance of complications in pregnancy, and healthier families for generations to come. ⁣

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