Omega 3 Levels in Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Obesity Risk

 A low intake of omega 3 fatty acids coupled with high levels of omega 6 fats has been suggested as one of the risk factors for obesity. Now, a new study published in the     American Journal of Clinical Nutrition hypothesizes that a mother's intake of omega 3 fatty acids during pregnancy might affect her child's … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Link to Male Fertility

It has been known for a while that vitamin D deficiency in animals results in low sperm count and motility. Now a new study by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hoispital  looking at 300 men has shown that vitamin D could play a key role in improving male reproductive health especially sperm quality.  In the study … [Read more...]

Omega 3 Fish Oils May Be Helpful for Male Infertility

A recent study found that levels of omega 3 fish oils in infertile male sperm were significantly lower than those in the sperm of men with no fertility issues. Infertile men were also shown to have a higher ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acids in their sperm. These findings suggest that increasing levels of omega 3 in infertile men through diet … [Read more...]

Male Vitamin D deficiency linked to Infertility

A recent study has shown that deficiency of vitamin D may be a factor among men who are unable to impregnate their partners. The discovery surprised the researchers, who were investigating the incidence of DNA fragmentation of sperm. Fertility specialist Dr. Anne Clark screened the blood of almost 800 men with fertility problems, and found that … [Read more...]

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