Soy and your fertility

Oodeppo_soy_beanSo, new research tells us that eating more soy-based products can apparently boost the chances of having successful fertility treatment – the research, published in the Journal Fertility and Sterility, concludes that “dietary soy intake was positively related to the probability of having a live birth” during IVF.

Strangely, back in 2005, researchers came to a very different conclusion about the effects of soy on women’s fertility – suggesting that they should avoid it altogether if they were trying to conceive, although yet another study found that it was unlikely to have an impact on fertility!

Perhaps the best thing is to stick to a healthy diet, and ask your consultant’s view on any new research when it comes to fertility dietary advice…

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