Sweet Potatoes and Yams are superfoods! They are one of the top foods you can eat if you have fertility issues, trouble with menstruation regulation, and conditions like PCOS.
Yams and sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which helps regulate and boost progesterone - which can aid in menstrual regulation. This can have an anti-estrogen effect, boosting gonadotropins and triggering ovulation.
This supplement is also helpful for embryo growth and well-being.
The beta-carotene in sweet potatoes and yams is an anti-inflammatory relieving joint pain and fertility and aids in managing endocrine disorders.
Sweet potatoes and yams are rich in complex carbohydrates, and studies show people with PCOS who eat a rich diet in complex carbohydrates have lower insulin levels.
In addition to being a complex carb, Sweet Potatoes are also rich in fiber, vitamins A and Vitamin C, and potassium.
A fun fact yams date back 100,000 years yams have been a staple food in Africa. Slaves found sweet potatoes in the new world and used them as a yam substitute. In Asia, "Mountain Yams" have been used in medicine for thousands of years.
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Sources: https://www.foodnetwork.ca/.../foods-to-naturally-boost.../ https://www.health.harvard.edu/.../does-inflammation...#: https://www.maxlab.co.in/.../diet-for-polycystic-ovary...#: https://foodprint.org/real-food/yams/ https://foodprint.org/real-food/yams/
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