DNA fragmentation could be the cause of a high level of infertility, and has been linked to early miscarriages. So what can you do? Dr Gillian Lockwood, Medical Director of Midland Fertility, takes us through it.
Two interesting studies have appeared last year, both examining the effect fruit and vegetables have on sperm quality. The first study was performed in the Massachusetts General Hospital between April 2007 and June 2012. This study examined how high intake of fruit and vegetables affects sperm quality. Over 150 men were questioned about how often they eat different kinds of food and the fruits and vegetables present in their nutrition were classified according to their pesticide residue levels. After each participant’s pesticide residue level was calculated, the researchers came to some interesting discoveries. The total intake of fruit and vegetables [...]