George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Fatty diets could affect sperm quality

Fatty diets could affect sperm quality
Men who consume a diet rich in saturated fat - the type found in junk food - have lower sperm counts than men whose diets contain low levels of such fats, report scientists.

Men who consume a diet rich in saturated fat - the type found in junk food - have lower sperm counts than men whose diets contain low levels of such fats, report scientists.

Lead author Dr Jill Attaman, from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centre in the USA, said: 'If men make changes to their diets so as to reduce the amount of saturated fat they eat and increase their omega-3 intake, then this may not only improve their general health, but could improve their reproductive health too'.

Source: Bionews

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