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- Smoking is known to reduce your sperm count.
- caffeine influences hormones, and impacts regular, healthy ovulation. Caffeine "usage" is also connected to higher chances of miscarriage.
- alcohol drinks.
- Soy products influence your hormones. The only exception is fermented soy.
- refined sugars are toxic for healthy body parts, clear thinking, energy that lasts through the day, etc.
- Processed foods and GMO's
- Your work environment : Exposure to pesticides, chemical fertilizers, lead, nickel, mercury, chromium, ethylene glycol ethers, petrochemicals, benzene, perchloroethylene, and radiation can wreak havoc with your sperm count, and quality.
- Zinc is vital for prostate health and for male hormone activity. You need zinc to produce sperm and semen. There's more zinc in your prostate gland than any other part of your body. Boost your zinc and maybe your fertility by eating more meat, whole grain cereals, seafood, pumpkin seeds and eggs.
- Maca (Lepidium meyenii) may help with these health concerns: fatigue, infertility, symptoms of menopause, sexual dysfunction in women, sexual dysfunction in men (including erectile dysfunction).
- Eruca sativa, more commonly known as arugula or "rocket seed" has the ability to increase libido. The Romans even consecrated arugula to the god Priapus, a god of fertility.
- Oysters: Not only do oysters make an excellent appetizer they are also a good source of minerals like selenium and zinc, and are also high in protein. Zinc helps to raise sperm and testosterone production. When adding oysters to your menu remember to place them on a bed of ice and have some fresh lemon wedges on the side to increase the pleasure of the food. However, when purchasing Oysters make sure you are purchasing from a reputable source since some can contain high sources of PCB and pollutants. In addition, if you’re pregnant, you should avoid eating oysters.
- Raw pine pollen is the richest seedbed of testosterone derived from plants; since it is the male sperm of pine trees.
- Selenium, a natural antioxidant, plays a crucial role in the early stages of conception - and of all foods, Brazil nuts have the highest level.
- Royal Jelly : It is not a coincidence that worker bees are infertile, while queen bees can lay up to 2,000 eggs per day throughout their extensive 4 to 6 year lifespan. This is because royal jelly stimulates estrogen production, thereby stabilizing menstrual cycles in women, improving sperm morphology in men, and increasing the libido of both sexes.
- Asparagus enhances fertility and prevents miscarriage by nourishing and strengthening female reproductive organs and excellent herb for the treatment of impotency, low sperm count, spermatorrhea and sexual debility in men.
- Shatavari is one of the main herbs used in Ayurveda, for boosting the reproductive health in females
- B-vitamin complex: Myo-inositol is a B vitamin that has been found to improve ovulation and fertility in patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome. Folic acid (B9) is critical insurance against neural-tube-related birth defects, which usually occur in the first 28 days of pregnancy.
- Omega-3 fatty acids: Found in coldwater fish and flax, for example, omega-3 fats can help control endometriosis and other hormonal conditions. At minimum, take a high-quality fish-oil capsule with your daily multivitamin.
- Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) increases sperm vitality and motility.
- Arginine has been described as pro-sexual, because it supports a healthy sex drive in both men and women.
- Coenzyme Q10: A 2009 study found that taking up to 600 milligrams of CoQ10 a day helped improve egg quality and fertilization rates in older women.
- Honey is often used to strengthen the semen of men. If impotent men regularly take two tablespoon of honey before going to sleep, their problem will be solved. In China, Japan and Far-East countries, women, who do not conceive and need to strengthen the uterus, have been taking cinnamon powder for centuries. Women who cannot conceive may take a pinch of cinnamon powder in half teaspoon of honey and apply it on the gums frequently throughout the day, so that it slowly mixes with the saliva and enters the body.
- Almonds: An excellent source of fatty acids. These compounds are the raw materials that help with the production of hormones in males, while the aroma of the almond is said to arouse passion in females. To set the mood with almonds, light a few almond scented candles around the room and snack on a few almonds as an appetizer.
- Walnut : Eating a couple of handfuls of walnuts a day can improve the health of sperm, according to research published in the medical journal Biology of Reproduction.
- Chocolate: This food has been a symbol of love and lust for centuries due to theobromine, a stimulant to the brain that creates a pleasurable effect. This compound is very similar to arousal benefits of caffeine. Chocolate also contains a chemical believed to produce the feeling of “being in love” called phenylethylamine. Enjoy a combination of both milk and dark chocolates for fondue, chocolate bars or chocolate syrup. Not only will this provide different taste profiles but dark chocolate contains high amounts of antioxidants which are great for the body so you’ll be eating healthy while getting ready for that special moment.
- Sensual Fruit: Kiwi’s, mangos, peaches and strawberries. These fruits are both colorful and have an alluring and interesting aspect about them that can help flip the switch. Fruits are loaded with antioxidants and also help the body to fight off disease. Combining peaches, strawberries with chocolate can be extra satisfying experience.
- Eggs: While you may not think of an egg as being the most sensual of foods, they are an excellent source of vitamin B5 and B6. These vitamins are vital to a healthy libido. In addition, the egg is a symbol of rebirth and fertility. Enjoy a hardboiled or a small portion of scrambled eggs with some strawberries to increase energy levels.
- Figs: Figs are naturally high in amino acids and are believed to increase the libido and improve sexual stamina. A glass of fig juice is a tasty way to get started.
- Celery: The green vegetable is an excellent food for sexual stimulation. The reason is celery contains an odorless hormone called androsterone. This hormone is released through the male’s perspiration and is believed to help increase sexual awareness of women.
- Astaxanthin to treat carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, muscle injury, gastrointestinal complaints and male infertility.
- Selenium, which is found in Brazil nuts, meat, seafood, mushrooms and cereals, has also been found to make sperm very happy.
- Exercise is the gift of the fertility gods. It helps keep your hormones happy, your weight under control and brings down your stress levels.
- Acupuncture has been shown to increase rates of conception and live birth among women undergoing in-vitro fertilization; improve the thickness of uterine linings (a boost to fertility); and stimulate ovulation and improve the quality of eggs.
- Panax Ginseng is one of the most well-known elixirs of erotic desire and sexual enjoyment known to man.
- Resveratrol increases the pituitary hormones responsible for testosterone production in the testes by 2.7 times greater than the placebo. And even better news for men, further studies have also shown that resveratrol increased sperm count by 76% – that’s almost double! Furthermore, although high levels of testosterone have often been associated with the increased risk of developing prostate cancer, resveratrol has been found to potentially prevent and treat prostate cancer.
- Healing Saints : St. Anne
This information is not meant to be substituted for medical advice. Always consult a medical professional regarding any medical problems and before undertaking any treatment or dietary changes.