11 Things Killing Your Sperm & Solution.
Sperm Health: Are You Planning To Become A Father?. If Yes, Most importantly, These Are 11 Things To Take Care Of, To Ensure That Your Tiny Genetic Propagators Are Plentiful And Healthy, Including Eating The Right Foods.
1. Sweets and soft drinks
The Sweets and Soft drinks you take, might be killing your sperm count. According to a recent research in journal Human Reproduction.
A recent researchers found out that high consumption of sugary drinks was associated with low sperm motility, or sperm movement. This result was found in healthy, lean men. However this effect wasn’t found on overweight or obese men.
To protect your sperm, it’s best to lower your intake of sweets and soft drinks
A new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found that frequent consumption of processed meats can affect fertilization rates in men, (“man’s ability to fertilize an egg”), while eating more poultry may improve his chances.
According to a study published online on August 5, 2015 in Fertility & Sterility.
Processed meats are meats that has been preserved by curing, salting, smoking, drying or canning.
Poultry are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, their meat or their feathers.
To keep your sperm healthy lower your consumption of processed meat and eat more poultry meat.
3. Canned goods
A chemical found in plastic bottles(BPA), soda cans and many other common products appears to adversely affect sperm in men, according to new study of more than 200 Chinese factory workers. However a recent European Food Safety Authority review, of 800 studies, said, “it doesn’t affect humans exposed to only very low levels of BPA”.
– BPA (bisphenol-A) is a chemical that is added to many commercial products, including food containers and hygiene products. … BPA is also used to make epoxy resins, which are put on the inner lining of canned food containers to keep the metal from corroding and breaking.
Some research has shown that BPA can seep into food or beverages from containers that are made with BPA .
To protect your sperm, it’s best to avoid or reduce your consumption of canned foods and products with BPA
4. Foods with high level of Cadmium
Foods and meats such as liver,shellfish, kidney, liver, mushrooms and root crops , etc. might be tasty, but they’re not good for your sperm since they are rich in cadmium, a mineral that affects your sperm count. Cadmium is of no use to the human body and is toxic even at low levels.
Avoid much intake of cadmium.
5. Soybean products
Soybean reduces 40% of your sperm according to a study in Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. Soy might be healthy and tasty, but if you’re trying to conceive, you should avoid much intake of soy and soy-based foods.
6. Full fat milk and dairy
Consumption of dairy products may diminish sperm quality and fertility according to Scientists from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, US. ” even small amounts, may have substantial adverse effects on male fertility” they said. According to their study they observed poorer sperm quality in men whose daily diet included at least three portions of full fat dairy. One portion was defined as 28 grams of cheese, a teaspoon of cream, a 250ml glass of whole milk or a scoop of ice-cream.
7. Fruits and vegetables with pesticides and preservatives
Intake of high-pesticide produce was linked to poorer semen health, according to a research by scientists from Harvard School of Public Health, which involved 155 men aged 18-55 who had been attending a fertility center between 2007-2012.
Lower your intake of pesticide produce, to keep your sperm healthy
8. Drug Use
Certain drugs (legal and illegal) can have a negative effect on male fertility (a man’s ability to father a child). Consult a medical expert or doctor before going into any drug use.
9. Too Much Alcohol
In the long run several studies have been made about alcohol effects to men, it all came up with same results both in animal studies, suggesting ethanol has the ability to damage sperm and fertility, especially when taken in large quantity.
To have a healthy sperm: It’s best to lower your intake of alcohol
Extra weight or obesity can lower volume of semen, a lower sperm count and lower sperm concentration. According to Indian scientists who studied more than 1200 men. Extra weight is know to have several negative effects on your health.
Try to stay fit, for a better sperm health.
According to a study, Smoking decrease your sperm count, sperm motility, and poor sperm morphology(how sperm are shaped.) It also decreases her fertility (when the man smokes, it affects the woman). The negative effect on moderate to heavy smokers is high compared to light smokers. European Urology published this meta-analysis on the effect of smoking on semen health, in April of 2016.
To protect and keep your sperm healthy: It’s best to reduce or stop smoking at all.
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