Male Fertility Recipe: Carrot and Sesame Date Shake

Photo: Essential Health
Photo: Essential Health
This sweet and delicious shake combines two male fertility super foods. Carrots, which boost the performance of sperm by 6.5 to 8 percent and sesame, which increases sperm count and motility. You can just about chew on this nutty tasting smoothie, what with all the carrot, sesame seeds and wheat germ. Sweetened up with dates and orange juice, which also contribute calcium, magnesium and lots of vitamin C, More wonders for male fertility.
Photo: Andrew Scrivani (NY Times)
Photo: Andrew Scrivani (NY Times)

1 medium carrot (about 3 ounces), peeled and coarsely chopped

3 fresh dates, preferably medjool, pitted

1 tablespoon lightly toasted sesame seeds

1 tablespoon wheat germ

1/3 cup fresh orange juice

2 or 3 ice cubes

1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender along with a few ice cubes if desired and blend until smooth.

Yield: One serving.

Advance preparation: Best if served right away.

Keep Cool.

Source: NY Times

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