Your Sperm Reflects What You Eat!

by Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN on November 29, 2010 · 1 comment

Many scientific studies have shown that, worldwide, sperm quality and male fertility has declined over the last few decades. What gives? Well, last year in the journal Fertility and Sterility, experts explained that a low intake of antioxidants—found mostly in fruits and vegetables—is connected to low reproductive ability. Men who eat more fruits and vegetables have healthier sperm and fewer fertility problems.

Men who ate large amounts of meat and full fat dairy products had lower semen quality than those who ate fruits, vegetables and reduced fat dairy products. Foods such as citrus fruits, peppers and spinach lower oxidative stress (that’s a good thing–if you need an explanation there’s one here). That affects semen quality, and improves sperm concentration, mobility and structure.

Your sperm quality and the quality of your diet may go hand in hand. Eat well.

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Felipe August 17, 2015 at 6:32 pm

avoid sex for 24 hours before tnryig ,so your sperm builda up again,iv heard that having a strong coffee (you not your wife) is a good way of getting the sperm jumpy so they can reach the egg quicker,it is supposed to help the y chromizone which is better for conceiving a son,try that this month good luck to you and your wife

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