What Can I Eat To Increase My Sperm Count Fast?

Sperm count shows the average number of sperm released in a sample of semen. It determines the quality of sperm during a semen analysis. Healthy sperm count is important for fertility as sperms are in constant danger since their regeneration. They have to face a number of adverse environments to reach fallopian tube (female reproductive organ) where they can meet female egg for successful conception. There are many food items discussed below that can increase the sperm count.

What Can I Eat To Increase My Sperm Count Fast?

If you want to increase your sperm count fast, following food items can help you most-

Banana– vitamin A, B1, and C are found in banana in high quantities. These vitamins enhance the production of sperm and health of the sperm. Banana has an anti-inflammatory enzyme named Bromelain that is known to increase the sperm count and its motility.

Egg– an egg is rich in vitamin E and protein. These nutrients help in fertility by the production of strong and healthy sperms. It destroys free radicals that can harm the sperms. It elevates the sperm count and also increases its motility.

Spinach– as it is known, green leafy vegetables like spinach are a good source of vitamin and folic acids. These nutrients play an important role in the formation of healthy sperms this rules out any chance of faulty sperms with chromosomal abnormalities.

Asparagus- it is a green vegetable which is rich in vitamin C. It aids in the protection of sperms from free radicals, leading to the production of more healthy sperms, thereby increasing the overall sperm count.

Dark chocolate– it contains L-Arginine HCL which is known to increase the volume of semen and elevate the sperm count.

Walnut– it is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids that increase the number of sperms by enhancing the blood flow to the testicles. It contains arginine that elevates the volume of semen. It has a great number of antioxidants that defend against the toxic materials from the blood.

Broccoli– It is rich in folic acid which is known to improve the fertility of male and female both. A research study shows that it can increase the sperm count by 70% if consumed daily.

Garlic- garlic is an immunity booster. It contains vitamin B6 and selenium. These nutrients increase sperm production. It acts as a cleanser of blood as it enhances blood supply to the testicles.

Zinc- containing food- barley beans, red meat, etc contain an excellent amount of zinc. It is an excellent nutrient that remarkably aid in the development of sperm. Testicles contain high levels of zinc that elevate the formation of healthy and high-quality sperms. It should not be taken in excess amount as it can lower down the motility of sperm.

Pomegranate– it increases the sperm count and enhances their quality by their antioxidants that can fight free radicals in the blood.

Sperms are short-lived cells. They are produced in the testicle. Sperms develop from a germ cell to become fully mature sperm that can fertilize an egg successfully. For maturation, sperms require proper nutrition and temperature. Typically, millions of sperms are ejaculated at a time during a sexual intercourse. Out of them, only one sperm fertilizes the ovum. The sperms release an enzyme that helps them to float to the ovum. The sperm count is considered normal if is equal or greater than 20 million per milliliter of a single ejaculate.


Sperm count determines one’s ability to conceive. Lower the sperm count, the chances of pregnancy get more reduced. The reason for this is a constant struggle for survival, faced by sperms in their lifespan. Eggs, banana, zinc rich food, and others discussed above can increase your sperm count rapidly.

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Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:November 27, 2018

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