When we think of Males and fertility it’s something we don’t  really pay a lot of attention too.  Infertility can be just as much as a man’s issue as a woman’s. Up to 40 percent of fertility can be traced to men, which is a big statistic.  Nutrition has a direct impact on sperm potency and motility. Research shows that poor eating habits and regular consumption of alcohol, for instance, can lower the quality and quantity of sperm, making conception more difficult.  — eating healthfully will not only boost your sperm quality and quantity it will also help increases your chances of conceiving a healthy child.

According to Chinese medicine theory, reproductive health is the result of your body being in correct balance.  Stress, poor lifestyle, inadequate diet and other factors can disturb natural balance. This results in poor health including impaired semen quality and quantity. It takes 70 days for your body to create and mature sperm. A healthy diet and lifestyle can increase sperm production, increase the percentage of healthy sperm, and improve sperm movement.

The following diet and lifestyle habits will help with male infertility:

  • Losing excess weight – weight loss can increase testosterone, energy and vitality.
  • Eat a well balanced anti-inflammatory fertility diet to ensure maximum intake of minerals.
  • Choosing organic foods and chemical free personal hygiene and cleaning products.
  • Eliminate caffeine and alcohol
  • Eating foods high in natural health fats and nutrient dense help promote male fertility.

Take good quality supplements. Several studies show that even short-term zinc deficiencies can reduce semen volume and testosterone levels. Other studies suggest that men with low levels of folate – the same one women need to reduce the baby’s risk for neural tube birth defects – have lower sperm counts. Calcium and Vitamin D play a role as well. The addition of essential fatty acids and Coenzyme Q10 will help with energy production, blood flow and control inflammation that can interfere with sperm motility. L-Carnitine this amino acid is a necessary nutrient for sperm cells to function normally. In studies – supplementing with L-Carnitine helps to normalize sperm motility in men with low sperm quality.

Regardless of the source of infertility, it is important for both partners to support each other in the fertility process. The fertility diet is a healthy diet that supports energy, vitality, longevity, health promotion and disease prevention.

2 Month Treatment Plan

Diet & Lifestyle modifications

  • Primarily paleolithic dietary principles, weight training, and work/play balance is discussed.
  • The paleolithic diet (abbreviated paleo diet or paleodiet), also popularly referred to as the caveman diet, Stone Age diet and hunter-gatherer diet, is a modern nutritional plan based on the presumed ancient diet of wild plants and animals that various hominid species habitually consumed during the Paleolithic era—a period of about 2.5 million years duration that ended around 10,000 years ago with the development of agriculture. In common usage, such terms as the “Paleolithic diet” also refer to the actual ancestral human diet.[1][2] Centered on commonly available modern foods, the “contemporary” Paleolithic diet consists mainly of fish, grass-fed pasture raised meats, vegetables, fruit, roots, and nuts, and excludes grains, legumes, dairy products, salt, refined sugar, and processed oils
  • Handful of brazil nuts (source of selenium)
  • Handful of pumpkin seeds (source of zinc)
  • Bananas- bromelien increases sex drive
  • Asparagus- increases sperm count
  • Dark Chocolate- powerful amino acid
  • Walnuts- omgea 3’s
  • Goji berries- high antioxidant

Supplementation

  • Omega 3 fatty acid (Fish oil)
  • Co Q10
  • Create the Essence
  • Paternal Plus
  • Zinc supplement

If you would like to find out more about our Male Fertility Program or our workshop Body Baby Ready click on the following link. http://angea.com.au/workshops/