Men who eat large amounts of fruits and vegetables have good seminal quality, a new study has found. According to the research, which was carried out in two infertility centres - Alicante and Murcia, low antioxidant intake is associated with low reproductive capacity in semen. "Our previous research study, published in March, showed that men who eat large amounts of meat and full fat dairy products have lower seminal quality than those who eat more fruit, vegetables and reduced fat dairy products," Jaime Mendiola, lead author of the article and a researcher at the University of Murcia, tells SINC. He adds: “In this study, we have found that people who consume more fruits and vegetables are ingesting more antioxidants, and this is the important point,"
Story first published: Saturday, June 6, 2009, 11:49 [IST]