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High consumption of diets rich in lycopene, lutein, and beta-carotene is associated with improved semen quality in young healthy males.
Poor semen quality is associated with generous intake of saturated fats.
Generous intake of diets rich in fatty foods, such as milk and meat products, may have a negative effect on semen quality.
A high red meat diet is associated with a low total sperm count and ejaculate volume.
High dietary ingestion of aflatoxin-contaminated foods may increase male infertility risk.
Men who regularly consume fish contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and phthalate esters (PEs) are more likely to become infertile than those who eat plant-based diets.
Obesity is associated with male infertlity.