Eat egg and these 10 food items to improve sperm count

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You might be leading a healthy lifestyle and taking care of your body but what about your sexual life? There are several exercises you can do and food you can eat to improve the health of your penis. These foods and nutrients will have a positive effect on the penile performance. However, if you are planning to have a baby, the first thing you should check is the health of your sperm. The sperm count, its motility and volume have a direct connection to your chances of having a baby. The sperms, tiny male reproductive cells, are necessary to make baby along with the egg. These cells carry half of the genetic information your child will receive. So, it is very important to keep your sperms healthy to create a healthy baby. Read on to know what you should eat to improve the health and count of your sperms. 

1. Banana

Yes, the fruit that looks like a penis is good for your phallic health. Rich in vitamin B1, vitamin C and magnesium, bananas improves the count and motility of the sperm. The fruit also contains Bromeliad, a rare enzyme, which regulates the sex hormones.

2. Dark Chocolate

An aphrodisiac, dark chocolate is also great for your sperms. It contains L-Arginine, an amino acid, which improves the volume of the sperm. It will also improve your orgasm. Dark chocolate is also rich in antioxidants. A word of caution, do not over indulge. 

3. Spinach

You are always advised to eat green leafy vegetables, and here’s one more reason to do so. Spinach is rich in folic acid, which is an essential nutrient for the sperm. It will help in the healthy sperm development. Decreased levels of folic acid will result in the production of abnormal sperms.  This will make it difficult for the sperms to reach the egg and penetrate it. There is also a higher risk of birth defects if these malformed sperms fertilise the egg.

4. Eggs

Rich in vitamin E and protein, eggs help in the formation of healthy sperms and improve their motility. It also protects the sperm cells from free radicals. Strong and healthy sperms will have increases chances of fertilizing an egg.

5. Oysters

Another sexual enhancer, oysters is also great for your sperms. It contains a high amount of the essential mineral zinc, which is important for improving the production of healthy sperm and testosterone levels. Eating oysters will surely increase the number of your swimmers. 

6. Goji Berries

According to a Chinese study, when a half ounce of goji berries was given to a group of 42 men daily, the sperm count in 50% of the men in the group increases above normal range within a month. Goji berries will not only improve your mood but will also keep the temperature of the scrotum suitable for the production of sperm. Sperm is produced by the testes present in the scrotum. Goji berries also protect the sperms against the harmful effects of the free radical and promote the production of the sperm. You can order goji berries online in India.

7. Garlic

Garlic is a superfood that boosts immunity and has several health benefits. They also contain selenium and vitamin B6, which are important for the production of healthy sperm. It also improves the blood flow to the testicles.

8. Walnuts

According to a study published in 2012 at the University of California, consumption of 75g of walnuts by men every day improved the morphology, motility and vitality of their sperm. Rich in L-Arginine, walnuts is known to increase the count of the sperm.

9. Asparagus

High in vitamin C, asparagus is another vegetable that will increase the sperm volume. Vitamin C will fight the free radicals and keep your sperm safe.

10. Pomegranates

Pomegranate is another superfood you must eat if you want your swimmers to be healthy. The fruit is known to improve the semen quality and sperm count. The antioxidants in the fruit keep your sperms safe by fighting the free radicals. Pomegranate juice is used to boost fertility.

11. Ashwagandha (Indian Ginseng)

Indian Ginseng or Ashwagandha is a powerful aphrodisiac and is also great for your sperms. According to a study conducted in 2013, ashwagandha improved the sperm mobility, sperm volume and count. You can consume ashwagandha in powder form by mixing it with milk or as a capsule.

ABOUT: Nana Kwesi Coomson

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A Freelance Journalist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Editor-in-Chief of A contributory writer for Ghanaian Chronicle Newspaper. An alumnus of Adisadel College where he read General Arts. He holds first degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ghana; Political Science (major) and History (minor). He has also pursued MSc Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Energy with Public Relations (PR) at the Robert Gordon University in the United Kingdom. He is a 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow (YALI) who studied at Clark Atlanta University on the Business and Entrepreneurship track. His mentors are Rupert Murdoch, Warren Buffet, Sam Jonah, Kwaku Sakyi Addo and Piers Morgan

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