For your convenience, we have selected a list of the most beneficial nutrients for men who may be experiencing fertility issues.
Of course, just because it’s natural doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe. So always check with your healthcare provider before taking any nutritional or herbal supplement.
The 7 Top Fertility Nutrients for Men
Essential fatty acids
Reason Male semen is rich in prostaglandins which are manufactured from EFA’s.
Sources Deep sea fish – mackerel, herring, salmon and tuna, flaxseed, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds and avocados.
Reason Improves sperm quality
Sources Kiwi fruit, blueberries, strawberries, oranges and other citrus fruit.
Reason Believed to increase male virility and important for sperm motility
Sources Bananas, apple cider vinegar, brown rice, avocados, pumpkin, squash, figs and apricots
Reason Required for sperm production and DNA synthesis
Sources Wholegrain cereals, milk, yoghurt, eggs and meat
Reason Coenzyme Q10 is vital for energy production and therefore great for sperm motility
Sources Beef, chicken, pork, fish, nuts, broccoli, cauliflower, strawberries and oranges
Reason Zinc is a required nutrient in sperm production. Low zinc levels often mean low sperm counts
Sources Oysters, eggs, wheat germ, brown rice, chicken, and peanuts
Reason Required for sperm production and motility. Deficiency can result in deformed sperm and is one of the most common causes of male infertility
Sources Garalic, brazil nuts, broccoli, eggs, asparagus, fish, shellfish and kelp