Carrots stimulate male fertility and improve sperm quality. These vegetables are therefore not only precious for protecting eyesight and skin, as well as for their richness in vitamins, but also for preventing any problems of infertility in men. This was announced by new research conducted at Harvard University.
Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
Le carrots stimulate the male fertility and improve the sperm quality. These vegetables are therefore not only precious for protecting eyesight and skin, as well as for their richness in vitamins, but also for preventing any problems of infertility in men. This was announced by new research conducted at theHarvard University.
The US researchers, who worked under the leadership of Jorge Chavarro, collected the results obtained in one study published in the scientific journal Fertility and Sterility, which bears the title of "Semen quality in relation to antioxidant intake in a healthy male population". The main objective of the study was to evaluate the correlation between the intake of antioxidants through diet and the improvement of sperm quality in young and healthy subjects.
Scientists conducted their own research on a group of 200 volunteers without health problems. Volunteers were asked to follow one fruit and vegetable diet. The functionality of their spermatozoa was therefore analyzed, already evaluated before the start of the specific diet.
from observations of experts found that the consumption of carrots and orange and yellow fruits and vegetables, like melon and sweet potatoes, would be able to increase sperm quality by 10%. The study was conducted following growing concern about the decline in male fertility in Western countries, caused by poor sperm quality.
Also eat red fruit and vegetables it would be beneficial to promote fertility. Red fruits, including i tomatoes, help reduce the chances of the male body producing sperm with poor motility or with a defective appearance. The consumption of carrots, according to experts, would improve sperm performance from 6,5 to 8%. Carrots would help sperm to move faster to reach the egg to be fertilized.
The latest findings, the researchers say, could be useful for couples wishing to conceive a child. The causes of the decrease in sperm count have not yet been confirmed with precision, but it seems that a 'diet rich in fruit and vegetables red, yellow and orange, may be useful to make them faster and more active, especially thanks to the contrasting action of free radicals given by antioxidants of which these natural foods they are rich.
Vegetable garden on the balcony: carrots
Anyone who eats carrots lives longer