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On average Ovulation happens around day 14-15 of the menstrual cycle. This is the phase when a new egg begins the process of preparing its descent down the fallopian tubes to then enter the uterus in order to settle down with an upcoming sperm.During this phase, we are at our brightest, most energetic, and with lots of motivation to get things done. This article will give you insights into what to eat during the ovulation phase of your menstrual cycle

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Have More Food Items Containing Vitamin D

Vitamin D is great to boost the immune system and prepare for the next phase of your cycle. If you have been diagnosed with premenstrual syndrome (PMS), vitamin D supplementation has been shown to decrease the severity of symptoms, such as depression and fatigue, which can commonly show up in the next phase of the cycle.

Vitamin D rich food items include:

  • Mushrooms
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Milk
  • Eggs

Increase Zinc Content

Zinc is one of the most important nutrients that support healthy ovulation and progesterone production. 

Great sources of Zinc are:

  • Pumpkin
  • Sunflower
  • Sesame seeds
  • Red meat
  • Egg yolks
  • Ginger
  • Seafood (oysters)
  • Dairy

 

Include These Food Items in Your Diet:

  • Mushrooms
  • Salmon
  • Sardines
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Red meat
  • Pumpkin
  • Sunflower and Sesame seeds
  • Ginger
  • Seafood (oysters)
  • Dairy products

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