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21 November 2011

Your sperm is what you eat

When it comes to IVF, well-fed sperm are happy sperm. That finding comes from a study in which what men ate and drank was linked to their partner's chance of becoming pregnant

When it comes to in vitro fertilization, well-fed sperm are happy sperm. That finding comes from a study in which what men ate and drank was linked to their partner's chance of becoming pregnant during fertility treatment.

"We talk about having a healthy lifestyle and trying to eliminate any of these things that are bad for health, but I think most of the emphasis tends to be on making sure the woman is as healthy as possible," said Dr Lynn Westphal, a women's health and fertility specialist at Stanford University Medical Centre in Palo Alto, California who wasn't involved in the new research.

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