#46 – Animal Protein vs. Plant Protein For Fertility

Today, I’m going to talk about a topic that is for sure going to stir up a debate and I’m probably going to get some hate mail.

The topic is animal protein vs. plant-based protein.  I get this questions very often from the women with whom I consult.  “Really, I can have red meat?  I thought that was bad for you?”  Or “Really?  I read this book and it said plant based diets were way better for fertility so I stopped eating animal protein.”

We can have debate on ethics some other time, but if you’re trying to get pregnant and you’re asking for my advice, I’m going to be honest with you and tell you like it is because this is my area of expertise.  

When it comes to hormone balance, and especially trying to get pregnant, animal proteins provide the most complete source of amino acids which are the building blocks for hormones, and plant proteins do not.

Let’s dive in to take a deeper look.

Link mentioned:

How To Get Healthy and Get Pregnant Facebook Group  

www.adriennewei.com

www.practicallyfertileclub.com

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