Progesterone is rightly called the "hormone of pregnancy". At its low level, difficulties with conceiving and successfully carrying a child, especially in the first three months. Thanks to the progesterone the muscles of the uterus become very elastic and easily stretched with the growth of the fetus.
"Raw material" for the synthesis of progesterone is cholesterol. Therefore, when high enough levels of this important hormone should eat more, fish, lamb, beef, poultry, brain, kidney, chicken eggs – they have a lot of cholesterol.
In addition to animal proteins and fats, required and vegetable fats. Therefore, it is desirable vegetable salads generously fill with sunflower or corn oils, and even better olive. Vegetable fats also abound in walnuts, hazelnuts, halva, sunflower seeds, peanuts.
One cannot underestimate the importance of vitamins for the female body, especially during pregnancy. Contribute to the production of progesterone in the first place vitamins C, E, P and group B. a look at the rich rose hip, lemons, oranges, tomatoes, beef liver, potatoes. Vitamin E, soybean and sunflower oil, soya, beans. Vitamins C, e and ascorutinum for strengthening the walls of blood vessels, there is the dogrose, a black currant, all citrus. The b vitamins in pork kidney, pork and beef liver, beans, soybeans, pressed yeast.
Of trace elements the most active stimulates the production of progesterone zinc. It contains beef, Turkey meat, pumpkin seeds, hard cheese varieties, tuna, onions-leeks, ginger root, dried peas.
Progesterone levels can be increased by eating more foods containing starch. It dishes potatoes, boiled better, and rice, and all kinds of cakes from flour. But it's particularly important to know the measure, because such food is easy to grow stout.
Eating foods that are useful for the production of progesterone, should be to drink more liquids, especially water. Not only during meals, but half an hour before or an hour after.