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Ladies: Do You Want Twins? Eat These 6 Foods With Zero Side Effect.
Most women would love to have the blessing of childbearing by getting twins in one delivery. Because the act is not really common, it is deemed as a blessing and it also makes the children special, especially if they are identical.
Below, we’ll expose common foodstuffs that will accelerate your chances of having twins when you eat them:
Health experts say yam stimulates ovaries, thus, increasing the chances of multiple births. Yam, containing a natural phytoestrogen, which is thought to stimulate a woman’s ovaries to release eggs from each side. It is therefore one of the best meals for ladies who intend to have twins.
Those who love fufu especially the Igbos and Calabars are smiling right now because their favourite fufu is made with cassava.
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During ovulation, most women release one egg and twins are possible if the egg splits into two after fertilization. Some studies have shown that eating cassava, a plant with a tuber root may help a woman release more than one egg during ovulation, leading to twins.
” These substances are usually linked to the release of more than one egg, which usually leads to twin pregnancies. That means that there is possibly an environmental factor that encourages the high level of this chemical substance, ” a consultant gynecologist at the hospital explained.
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3. Okra Leaves
In Yorubaland in Nigeria, it is common to give birth to twins. When the natives were asked what their secrets were, a community leader said, ” We eat a lot of the okra leaf soup. “
” There is no man or woman in this town who does not know how to eat okra soup. We cook the leaves called ewe ilasa (ilasa leaves) more of which we consume than any other soup. “
Maybe the cassava and yam are not your thing. Well, here are fruits for you. The presence of bromelain, which is a type of protein in pineapples helps with ovulation and fertilization.
5. Beans and Grains
Eating a lot of beans and grains can increase your chances of having twin babies because such foods are a good source of complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates are fibre- rich and lower in sugar than their counterparts, simple carbohydrates.
Consuming milk and other dairy products could increase a woman’s chance of having twins, health experts say. They also suggested that animal- product foodstuffs, particularly, dairy foods could boost the production of a protein called insulin-like growth factor (IGF) in women.
This could promote the release of eggs by the ovary. In other words, when you consume more milk, your ovaries may release more eggs, so two are more likely to be fertilized at the same time.
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