Fertility Foods

Men, want healthy sperm? Include these foods in your diet for optimum fertility

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    Essential Fatty Acids

    Semen is rich in prostaglandin, which require essential fatty acids for production. Foods with essential fatty acids include: flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, avocados, salmon and herring
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    Vitamin C

    Vitamin C (strawberries, kiwi, citrus fruits and blueberries) increases sperm quality.
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    Potassium also increases male virility. Foods with potassium include apple cider vinegar, apricots, figs, avocados, brown rice, pumpkins and squash.    
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    Vitamin B12

    Vitamin B12 is great for cellular sperm production. Try drinking more milk, or increase your consumption of dairy products. 
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    Co-Enzyme Q10

    Coenzyme Q10 is used for energy. Good sources include herring, mackerel, trout and pistashio nuts. 
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    Zinc is crucial for sperm development. If you are low in zinc levels, you likely won't have a high sperm count. To increase your zinc, eat foods like brown rice, wheat germ, chicken, peas and eggs.
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    Selenium will also boost your sperm count. Broccoli, fish, eggs, asparagus, garlic and kelp are all high in selenium. 
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