The medical news suggesting going low on carbohydrates to increase fertility chances are everywhere. It has sent nutrition and other health experts into a frenzy. The theory is simple-- carbohydrates affect the body s metabolic functions and fuel obesity which in itself reduces fertility. Hence cutting down on carbs is believed to do boost fertility. However the same is still under debate. Nutritionist Karishma Chawla of Eat Rite 24x7 shares her thoughts on the same. Often clients come suggested by the doctors to lose weight or body fat percentage in order to conceive. Such clients are not necessarily over weight.