1 of 2 parts

Study: Diet affects quality of sperm

By: Team Ifairer | Posted: 30-12-2019
Heart It
Study: Diet affects quality of sperm
Study: Diet affects quality of sperm, study,  diet affects quality of sperm,  diet,  sperm,  men health,  health care,  research,  ifairer
Researchers have found a study that sperm is affected by diet and its results appear rapidly. The research also gave new insights into the sperm process which, in the long term, can continue to assess sperm values by modern testing methods. The study published in 'PLOS Biology' was found by researchers at Linkoping University who fed healthy young men a high sugar diet.

Anita Ost, a senior lecturer in the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at the University, and also the head of the study said: "We see that diet influences the motility of the sperm, and we can link the changes to specific molecules in them. Our study has revealed rapid effects that are noticeable after one to two weeks." Many environmental and lifestyle factors, including obesity and related diseases, may affect sperm quality, such as type 2 diabetes, are well-known risk factors for poor sperm quality.

Epigenetic anomalies, which influence physical properties or rates of gene expression, are of concern to the research group which conducted the new study, even if the genetic material, the DNA code, is not altered. In some cases, such epigenetic changes will contribute to the transmission of properties through the sperm or egg from parent to parent.

In an earlier study, researchers have shown that male fruit flies that had eaten excess sugar shortly before the patient became overweight more often produced offspring. Scientists have hypothesized that RNA sperm fragments may engage in epigenetic processes, but it is too early to tell whether they do in human beings. The new study was initiated by the researchers to investigate whether high consumption of sugar affects the RNA fragments in human sperm.

Study: Diet affects quality of spermNext
Tags :
study, diet affects quality of sperm, diet, sperm, men health, health care, research, ifairer

Dare To Share

  • Friend or Enemy!
    My husband's best female friend became a close pal of mine, too. Eight years ago our marriage went through a rough patch and I had a brief affair and confided in her...
    Read More...
  • Different Strings of Guitar
    A Fragile heart that beats.
    Read More...
  • Divine Encounter
    For quite some time, I've been constantly reminded of a most divine encounter with a god-tier woman. It was my first open relationship, which was a 'friends-with-benefits' type deal...
    Read More...