Seafood is your friend

If you’re thinking of making a change in your diet this year, you may want to consider fish, with a decent amount of it.

There are numerous links between seafood or the “Mediterranean diet” and fertility, fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids being linked to greater improvement of testicular function and egg quality.

Tuna, salmon, oysters, lobster, and mussels are great sources of zinc and vitamin B12, which have also been linked to reducing the levels of DNA fragmentation in sperm.

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Nic Stark

Nic Stark is Fertility First's Senior Research Embryologist. She holds a Masters of Reproductive Health Sciences and Human Genetics, a Bachelor in Medical Science, and is completing her PhD in Medicine (Reproductive Physiology). She has been an embryologist for over 15 years.

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