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Is it true that the yellow 5 in Mountain Dew and such drinks makes it harder for a men to get a woman pregnanf? My bro said it to me and i'm worried.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Uncertain
In one large Danish study, men who drank more than 1 liter of soda per day averaged 35 million sperm/ml of semen - those who did not drink soda averaged 50 million sperm/ ml.
However, due to lifestyle differences it is not known if soda was causative. I don't know which types of soda these men drank. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1262759/Drinking-cola-lower-mens-sperm-count.html

In brief: Uncertain
In one large Danish study, men who drank more than 1 liter of soda per day averaged 35 million sperm/ml of semen - those who did not drink soda averaged 50 million sperm/ ml.
However, due to lifestyle differences it is not known if soda was causative. I don't know which types of soda these men drank. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1262759/Drinking-cola-lower-mens-sperm-count.html
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
The men drank cola.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
No.

In brief: No
No.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No evidence
I am unaware of any worthwhile evidence to support this idea.
It's worth considering though that no ingredient in mountain dew would be on any list of healthy things to consume!

In brief: No evidence
I am unaware of any worthwhile evidence to support this idea.
It's worth considering though that no ingredient in mountain dew would be on any list of healthy things to consume!
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: No reason 2 think so
This one is so old that it's hard to trace.
A few folks are allergic to this tartrazine food color. After a few dozen controlled studies, most of us decided there's no link with ADHD. There are some very bad studies showing that folks who drink soda have lower sperm counts, but they might simply be having sex more often. Don't use Mountain Dew for family planning. Best wishes.

In brief: No reason 2 think so
This one is so old that it's hard to trace.
A few folks are allergic to this tartrazine food color. After a few dozen controlled studies, most of us decided there's no link with ADHD. There are some very bad studies showing that folks who drink soda have lower sperm counts, but they might simply be having sex more often. Don't use Mountain Dew for family planning. Best wishes.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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