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Beli Women Preconception: A Proactive Approach to Fertility

The research and development stage of Beli prenatal vitamins made something very clear—the preconception period is a time of utmost importance, and most men and women are lacking in essential nutrients during this critical window. That’s one of the reasons we’re on a mission to raise awareness about preconception health for couples who are planning on becoming parents and the benefits of specialized nutrition. We’re thrilled to introduce Beli Women Preconception, a complementary fertility supplement designed to support every aspect of a woman’s preconception and cycle health with targeted nutrients. Let’s take a closer look.

What is Beli Women Preconception?

Beli Women Preconception was formulated to promote specific benefits beyond simple fertility. While there are a number of products that focus on specific elements of reproductive health—egg quality is a big one—none of these things happen in a vacuum. In other words, the emphasis can’t just be on one aspect over another. To truly support egg quality, it’s just as important to support hormonal balance and ovulation health.

That’s why our formula includes handpicked ingredients that support hormonal balance and ovulation, help manage premenstrual symptoms, promote cycle regularity and more. Our proprietary blend of essential nutrients addresses all aspects of fertility health to create the healthiest possible environment for ovulation. We call it proactive fertility—a simple way to support and enhance your reproductive health for optimal natural fertility. And it all starts with the right nutrients.

Key Nutrients in Beli Women Preconception

Both the ingredients and dosages in Beli Women Preconception are based on extensive research, such as recommended daily amounts (where available), tolerable upper limit, the National Health and Nutrition Examination (NHANES) survey, which assesses the health and nutritional status of adults in the United States, doctor recommendations, and clinical studies on efficacious vitamin, minerals and antioxidants during preconception and pregnancy. Our goal was to create a product that works in tandem with Beli Women to support multiple fertility factors, and that’s exactly what we’ve done. Here’s what’s included, and why.

Vitamin E

Considered an essential vitamin and a known potent antioxidant, vitamin E defends against oxidative stress and may play a role in maintaining the healthy function of a woman’s reproductive system. It’s also used throughout the reproductive process. During pregnancy, insufficient amounts of vitamin E have been associated with issues like miscarriage, premature birth, preeclampsia, and intrauterine growth restriction (1). There’s also data suggesting that vitamin E supplementation may improve outcomes for couples using assisted reproductive technology.

Magnesium

The fourth most abundant mineral in the body, magnesium has a hand in all sorts of bodily functions. But let’s dial in our focus to fertility, specifically. Magnesium deficiencies are linked to chronic inflammatory stress, which has a negative impact on hormone and ovulation production (2). And since inflammation is linked to oxidative stress, egg quality is also at risk. 

Selenium

Selenium is a micronutrient required for vital functions, and research shows that its antioxidant role could alleviate oxidative stress damage to follicular fluid and improve reproductive efficiency (3). It also plays a significant role in the reproductive system, with multiple studies drawing correlations between selenium intake and fertility.

Inositol and D-Chiro Inositol

Inositol is a tiny little molecule with a similar structure to glucose, and its most abundant form, myo-inositol, assists in the relationship between hormones and insulin. Study after study suggests that inositol can help support ovulation and pregnancy, particularly in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), because it helps improve insulin sensitivity, balance blood glucose levels and reduces insulin resistance. There’s also evidence that inositol may benefit female fertility by improving ovarian function, which is why it’s been used to support fertility for years. Specifically, myo-inositol functions as a secondary messenger for follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH).

More recently, studies have looked at the effects of both inositol and D-chiro-inositol, another form of inositol. D-chiro-inositol works alongside myo-inositol to support healthy hormones for fertility and boasts antioxidant properties that support absorption to increase ovulatory function and even improve egg quality.

Coenzyme Q10

While much of the focus on CoQ10 relates to its role in male fertility, research suggests it can also support improved egg health and higher fertilization rates (4). This molecule exists naturally in the body and assists in the conversion of food to cellular energy. It also has antioxidant benefits, and it’s abundantly found in egg cells, thanks to their high energy requirements. Notably, CoQ10 levels decrease with age, and suboptimal levels are associated with reduced egg quality and fertility declines. Supplementation has been shown to help reverse age-related decline in egg quality and quantity and improve pregnancy rates.

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

The acetylated form of L-carnitine, acetyl-L-carnitine regulates the female reproductive system and acts as an antioxidant to defend against oxidative stress (5) and damage from free radicals. Research suggests that supplementation can support mitochondrial function, which declines with age (a factor linked to lower pregnancy rates), and help improve reproductive success.

Organic Acai

You may know acai is a superfood, but do you know why? It’s a potent antioxidant, and studies suggest these properties are more potent than other antioxidant-rich foods. Oxidative stress wreaks havoc on egg quality and may contribute to ovarian dysfunction, which has a detrimental impact on a woman’s fertility, so the role of antioxidants is clear. One study found that supplementing with acai berry extract before undergoing IVF led to an 81% ongoing clinical pregnancy rate and a 25% increase in retrieved eggs (6). But the quality and amount of acai are important, which is why we’ve opted for organic, whole-food acai.

Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (PQQ)

PQQ is a buzzy new super nutrient that complements CoQ10 for egg health. The vitamin-like compound is found in the enzymes of specific plants and bacteria and has been found to stimulate cellular growth, reduce oxidative stress and generate new mitochondria in aging cells. Promising evidence suggests that PQQ may help improve egg quality.

N-Acetyl L-Cysteine (NAC)

NAC, another antioxidant, has been used in the treatment of symptoms of PCOS, including menstrual cycle disorders and ovulatory dysfunction, and it’s also associated with a higher pregnancy rate. NAC is a powerful antioxidant and amino acid compound that helps combat oxidative stress, reduce inflammation, balance hormones, enhance ovulation, and improve egg quality. 

R-Alpha Lipoic Acid

While research into ALA is relatively new, what we know to date is promising. This compound has antioxidant-like activity and plays a role in energy metabolism. It’s associated with healthy egg maturation, fertilization and embryonic development.

A Complementary Approach

Couples who are planning or actively trying for a baby will benefit from the specialized nutrition of a high-quality prenatal vitamin. Beli for Women and Beli Vitality™ for Men are designed to support reproductive fertility health from the bottom up, and our new Preconception Boost is intended as complementary support for a woman’s unique needs. Hormonal balance, cycle regularity, ovulatory health and egg quality are all key considerations for conception, and we’ve included clinically-studied nutrients to support these aspects of your reproductive health.

Targeted Support For Your Fertility Health

Beli Preconception is formulated with therapeutic doses of science-backed nutrients to balance the body and support optimal preconception health. Unlike other products that focus on one aspect of reproductive health, Beli Women Preconception supplement is designed to support fertility health as a whole by promoting egg quality, supporting ovulation, balancing hormones, regulating your cycle and helping to manage symptoms of both PCOS and PMS. The vegan formula includes zero GMO ingredients and is free of gluten and most allergens. The mixed berry powder mixes easily into water or your favorite cold liquid and can be taken with or without food. It’s intended as a complement to Beli for Women for robust fertility support suitable for all women of reproductive age. Whether a baby is the plan now, next year or at some point in the future, Beli has you covered!


Article Sources

1. Amin, et al. (2022). Is Vitamin E Supplementation Beneficial for Female Gynaecology Health and Diseases? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8955126/

2. Nielsen, F. (2014). Effects of magnesium depletion on inflammation in chronic disease. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25023192/

3. Lima, et al. (2022). Relation between selenium and female fertility: a systematic review. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9948146/

4. Xu, et al. (2018). Pretreatment with coenzyme Q10 improves ovarian response and embryo quality in low-prognosis young women with decreased ovarian reserve: a randomized controlled trial. https://rbej.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12958-018-0343-0

5. Agarwal, et al. (2018). Role of L-carnitine in female fertility. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5785901/

6. High doses of acai berry can improve IVF outcomes. (2015). https://www.ccrmivf.com/blog/ccrm-study-finds-that-high-doses-of-acai-berry-can-improve-ivf-outcomes/

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