When you are trying to get pregnant, one of your goals should be to make the environment within your body as alkaline as possible.
Imagine preparing soil for planting—the healthier the soil is, the better chance the seed will have to survive.
More than ever before, your body needs to be alkaline, not acidic. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and toxic elements in the environment, can cause your body to become acidic.
Eating lots of acidic foods result in cervical mucus that is an acidic, which is a hostile environment for sperm. Sperm needs an alkaline environment to survive.
You can test the alkaline/acid in your body with pH strips.
To alkalize your body, start your day by drinking a large glass of water with a freshly squeezed lemon.
Foods that alkalize the body include watermelon, apple cider vinegar, artichokes, asparagus, unsalted almonds, coconut oil, lettuce, broccoli, spinach and olive oil.
Chew your food thoroughly.
Foods that help promote an alkaline environment in the body include parsley, garlic, barley grass, green beans, lima beans, zucchini, lemon, beets, asparagus, cabbage, kale, onions, spirulina, flax seeds, sea vegetables, dandelion root, green tea, pumpkin seeds, brussel sprouts.
spinach, broccoli, and green leafy vegetables. Figs, apples, grapes, bananas, watermelon, wheatgrass and barley grass are alkaline producing foods.
Meat, bread, carbonated drinks, coffee, sugar, fast foods, sodas, muffins, waffles, pancakes, bacon, sausage often promote high levels of yeast and fungi in the body, leading to higher acid levels.
Allergies, arthritis, acne, heart attacks, and weight problems are often linked to an improper pH balance, or acid, in the body.
If your body is alkalized, you are creating an internal environment conducive to pregnancy.