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What effect does diet have on male fertility?

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Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
9 doctors agree

In brief: Some

Antioxidants are becoming increasingly important in the integrity of sperm dna.
Obesity, heavy alcohol use and smoking can all affect semen quality/quantity.

In brief: Some

Antioxidants are becoming increasingly important in the integrity of sperm dna.
Obesity, heavy alcohol use and smoking can all affect semen quality/quantity.
Dr. Julian Escobar
Dr. Julian Escobar
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2 comments
Dr. Michael Carson
There is a lot of discussion regarding antioxidants, but be careful as the data is not overwhelming, and in fact, while they were touted to prevent coronary disease, a randomized trial did not support that premise.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Good comment. For supplements and male fertility there's very little in the way of randomized controlled trials (where one group takes the supplement and one group gets sugar pills)
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not much

There is not much in the literature about diet and the effect on sperm production and male fertility but to my knowledge there should not be much of a connection.
Of course, the more healthy a person is the better off, so always plan to eat a healthy diet and exercise!

In brief: Not much

There is not much in the literature about diet and the effect on sperm production and male fertility but to my knowledge there should not be much of a connection.
Of course, the more healthy a person is the better off, so always plan to eat a healthy diet and exercise!
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Paul Turek
Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: A huge one

Your diet should keep your body weight normal (bmi 19-25) and provide good, balanced nutrition and a boatload of antioxidants.
See: http://theturekclinic.Com/why-blueberries-matter-antioxidants-male-infertility/.

In brief: A huge one

Your diet should keep your body weight normal (bmi 19-25) and provide good, balanced nutrition and a boatload of antioxidants.
See: http://theturekclinic.Com/why-blueberries-matter-antioxidants-male-infertility/.
Dr. Paul Turek
Dr. Paul Turek
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Healthy diet is good

Diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables, avoiding excess fat and cholesterol is always good.

In brief: Healthy diet is good

Diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables, avoiding excess fat and cholesterol is always good.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diet

Depends entirely on the diet and drink.
Use common sense and you will do OK.

In brief: Diet

Depends entirely on the diet and drink.
Use common sense and you will do OK.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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