Figs are loaded with nutrients contribute to improving reproductive health, points out Amera Marian Varghese, clinical dietician, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital. However, her advice to all women who are trying to conceive is to have a balanced diet not just have one food alone. ‘Figs are high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fibre. They are also rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of antioxidant vitamins A, E and K, all these nutrients contribute to reproductive health. Overall, you need to stick to a healthy, balanced diet to boost your chances of conceiving.”