We now know that certain foods are beneficial for male fertility but sometimes it can seem hard to incorporate these ‘superfoods’ into our diets. This salad combines the sperm-health protecting benefits of raspberries with folic-acid rich spinach to create a big bowl of nutrients to increase male fertility and sperm count.
Did you know that around 90 percent of male infertility is caused by a sperm quality or sperm count problem? Around half of all cases of infertility and sub-fertility are due to a low sperm count. In some of these cases, sperm count can be increased naturally to the point that the man will be able to get his partner pregnant.
As the days draw in and temperatures drop, you may be tempted to hang up your exercise gear and hibernate. Don’t! We now know how important staying fit and healthy is for fertility to avoid obesity and other health issues that can impact your sperm count. Staying active throughout autumn and winter will also help to beat those seasonal blues and feel on top of the world while trying to conceive. Don’t worry if you’ve not done much for a while, these fitness for fertility exercises are easy, gentle to follow and can also be done indoors.
Every culture has a beans recipe, and for good reason – beans supply a high dose of fibre, protein, antioxidants, vitamins and are low in sugar – all essential for male fertility. This recipe includes other male fertility foods such as peppers, garlic, and the healthy unsaturated fats from olive oil.
Perhaps men do pay enough attention in order to protect their health, but there are several ways men can help with protecting sperm and reproductive health by avoiding environmental exposures that could damage their sperm health.
Amino acids, sound familiar? Semen is made of protein, and amino acids are the building block of protein. Eating foods rich in amino acids help to improve sperm count and morphology, as well as protecting against free radical damage to the sperm. This delicious combination of amino acid rich tuna combined with mango and green beans is a healthy (and tasty) way to boost your daily intake of vitamins necessary for male fertility.
Couples who are trying to conceive are usually preoccupied with the female partner’s health and fertility. That is understandable since getting pregnant depends on the woman’s health and knowing when she is fertile to a large extent. Ovulation calendars, folic acid, looking out for pregnancy signs and symptoms should not take up all your time and effort though. It still takes two to tango and if you want to make it work, you should make sure your husband or boyfriend is avoiding overheating testicles and inadvertently “frying” his swimmers.