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Plant based diet study debunks eating for your blood type for weight loss, health

You may have read that it's important to eat certain foods based on your blood type. Depending on whether your blood type is O, A, B or AB, proponents of the blood type diet say there are foods to eat and foods to avoid for optimal health and a longer life.  Can eating certain foods based on blood type really help you live longer? The blood type diet was first introduced in 1996 by a naturopathic physician, Peter D'Adamo who alleges that even the spices you put on your food could contribute to better health and should be individualized for your specific blood type.  The theory is that certain foods and even the type of exercise you do should be individualized.  For instance, if you have type O blood you should eat plenty of meat and fish protein, vegetables and fruits but stay away from legumes - at least so the dietary guidelines say.  Recommendations for weight loss include avoiding dairy, corn and wheat and filling up on red meat, broccoli, spinach and olive oil.  Type A ind

Sperm quality and male infertility could be from sugar laden diet





There are a number of factors. that can affect the quality of a man’s sperm, making it difficult
to facilitate pregnancy.

Here's one simple lifestyle change you can make that helps sperm swim normally to reach the mark. 
It  costs nothing and can even lead to better overall health


What if something as simple as eating a healthy diet could make a big difference
for improving  sperm motility? 

Even better…what if those little fellas like healthy food so much that
sperm begin swimming around normally in about one week?

Sperm quality changes quickly with a healthy diet

Some studies suggest it takes up to 74 days to get your sperm healthy.
But it seems it might not take that long at all. 

Two factors determine sperm quality: motility and sperm count.

A new study found that sperm motility improves after one week among study participants
who eliminated sugar from their diet.

It may not have been the sugar scientists say, but that’s the one thing that
was most noticeable that changed in the diet of men studied.

For the study, researchers enrolled fifteen healthy men. 

For the first week, men were given and healthy diet; then switched to a sugary diet the second week.
Semen was sample 3 different times.

The finding, published in the journal PLOS Biology isn't the first to suggest men's sperm can be impacted by food.

What the study publishers aren't sure of is where the first week of eating a
healthy diet had a positive impact  that carried over into the second week of testing.
The study authors wrote:
Sperm motility increased over the course of the study and was prominent already after the first week of a healthy diet. While we cannot dissociate the effect of the underlying healthy diet from high-sugar intake, it is possible that the increase of sperm motility was a direct consequence of the healthy diet, which may have persisted into the second week.

Researchers have noted that as obesity rates rise, sperm quality declines. A 2014 study also
linked drinking sugary sodas to low sperm quality.

For men who want to consider a family, the findings are important.

If you knew you could change your changes of getting pregnant just by changing your diet,
would you? 

Leave a comment with your thoughts or experiences.


Citation: N├Ątt D, Kugelberg U, Casas E, Nedstrand E, Zalavary S, Henriksson P, et al. (2019)
Human sperm displays rapid responses to diet.
PLoS Biol 17(12): e3000559. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000559









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