Podcast Episode #131

Improving your egg quality with diet

Improving your egg quality with diet

In this episode, we talk to Lacey Maddern, also known as the Eggspert nutritionist, about understanding egg quality and how to improve it naturally through diet and lifestyle changes.

Lacey is a fertility nutritionist who helps women boost their egg quality and increase their chances of getting pregnant, staying pregnant, and increasing IVF success.

Understanding Egg Quality – What It Is and Why It Matters

Egg quality is crucial for women trying to conceive, but it can be influenced by various factors such as age, genetics, and lifestyle habits.

Lacey explains the definition of egg quality and why it’s important to seek the help of a fertility nutritionist to improve it.

5 Key Ways to Boost Egg Quality Naturally Through Diet

Lacey shares five practical tips for improving egg quality naturally through diet and nutrition, including incorporating antioxidant-rich foods, taking quality prenatal supplements, and getting essential nutrients like zinc, selenium, and iodine.

She also discusses the top three foods for boosting egg quality: berries for antioxidants, eggs for choline, and brazil nuts for selenium. Additionally, she talks about the benefits of seaweed for iodine and mushrooms for vitamin D.

Lifestyle Habits That Can Affect Your Egg

Certain lifestyle habits can impact egg quality, such as sleep, sunlight exposure, and exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and plastics.

Lacey provides tips and strategies for improving sleep quality, getting enough vitamin D through sunlight exposure or supplementation, and reducing exposure to harmful chemicals and plastics.


Lacey emphasizes the importance of seeking the help of a fertility nutritionist or other healthcare provider if you’re struggling to conceive or want to improve your chances of getting pregnant.

She concludes by summarizing the key takeaways and actionable tips for improving egg quality naturally through diet and lifestyle habits.

Episode Links

Lacey Maddern website: https://www.theeggspertnutritionist.com/

Dr Daniel Instagram: @theeggspertnutritionist


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