Walnuts improve semen quality in men consuming a Western-style diet: randomized control dietary intervention trial.

@article{Robbins2012WalnutsIS,
  title={Walnuts improve semen quality in men consuming a Western-style diet: randomized control dietary intervention trial.},
  author={Wendie A. Robbins and Lin Xun and Leah Z Fitzgerald and Samantha Esguerra and Susanne M Henning and Catherine L Carpenter},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={
          101
        }
}
We tested the hypothesis that 75 g of whole-shelled walnuts/day added to the Western-style diet of healthy young men would beneficially affect semen quality. A randomized, parallel two-group dietary intervention trial with single-blind masking of outcome assessors was conducted with 117 healthy men, age 21-35 yr old, who routinely consumed a Western-style diet. The primary outcome was improvement in conventional semen parameters and sperm aneuploidy from baseline to 12 wk. Secondary endpoints… CONTINUE READING

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