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Can't get your wife pregnant? Eat tons of fatty fish!

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fish3_799692760.jpgIf you as a man feel frustrated with your ability to get your wife pregnant, you might want to consider trying omega 3 fatty acids. A University of Illinois study suggests consuming omega-3 fatty acids may boost your fertility by making more high quality sperm.

The study resulted in evidence suggesting that a little-known omega-3 called docosahexaenoic acid or DHA may have implications for treating male infertility.

In the study, Manabu Nakamura and colleagues found mice that lacked the gene responsible for an enzyme important in synthesizing DHA were infertile.

The problem the researchers found is that mice lacking the gene produced extremely low amounts of high quality sperm.  The sperm produced were round instead of normally elongated and they had no mobility.

Amazingly when mice were fed a diet fortified with DHA, their fertility was restored.

Fatty fish high in DHA is known to be good for men.  Men eating lots fatty fish may have already known that eating fatty fish helps them make more "stuff" and they would feel fully loaded when they ejaculate.

By Jimmy Downs 

Source: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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