It is true, food can increase sperm production and save you from indecently expensive infertility treatments when you want to start a family. Here are some good health tips for men to stay fertile and potent.
5 Nutrients In Food For Increasing Fertility:
1. Selenium: This is an unusual mineral that
increases the motility of your sperms. Selenium rich food increase
sperm's mobility and thus raise the chances of conception.
Foods: Cottage cheese, eggs, chicken, turkey and nuts.
2. Zinc: This a very vital mineral required for
regulating your body's testosterone level. Testosterone as you
probably know is the the hormone responsible for male reproductive
functions. Until and unless you have sufficient Zinc in your body,
testosterone is not produced in adequate amounts which in turn
reduces sperm count.
Foods: Abundantly available in red meat, seafood and eggs. Vegetarians need to watch it. Have pumpkin seeds and oatmeal.
3. Vitamin A: The Vitamin A rich food increase
the value of sperm production by making sure that the sperms that
are produced are healthy and agile. If you have a deficiency of
this vitamin then your sperms will be slow and lazy, not good
enough for conception.
Foods: Carrots are best but red chilli peppers, spinach, iceberg lettuce, broccoli and dry fruits like apricots too will be good for increasing fertility.
4. Vitamin C: We probably consume citrus foods
for the protection against cold but the antioxidants in them help
'cleanse' the sperms. They get rid of toxins and purify the semen
by extracting free radicals.
Foods: Oranges, lemon, red and yellow bell peppers, tomatoes are foods that increase fertility.
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: These are special
boosters that when present in the blood increases the blood
circulation of the male reproductive organs hence giving energy and
boosting potent sperm production.
Foods: Found mainly in fish like Salmon and Sardines. Walnuts also could be an alternative for vegetarians.
These are the list of 5 groups of nutrients and the foods that contain them so that use the natural process of eating for increasing fertility.