Can Antioxidants Boost Male Fertility?

Yes, some research shows that antioxidants can have a positive impact of on male fertility. In addition to taking your daily Beli for Men Men, adding a quick and delish smoothie bowl is a great way to improve your fertility health.

Carnitine: Found in BeliMen, as well as meats such as lean ground beef and lean pork. Has been shown to help protect sperm and DNA from free radicals as well as improve sperm mobility.

Vitamins C: Powerful antioxidant can decrease the oxidative damage against sperm. You can boost your vitamin C with foods like strawberries, citrus fruits, walnuts, kiwi, leafy greens and broccoli. 

Selenium: Plays a major role in testicular function and sperm mobility. This powerhouse antioxidant can be found in Chia Seeds, Brazil Nuts and Lima Beans.

Vitality Smoothie Bowl: 
Ingredients
1/4 Vegan Protein Powder 
1 Cup Frozen Strawberries
1 Cup Unsweetened Dairy Free Milk Alternative (we love oat and hemp milk)
1 Tablespoon Chia Seeds 
1 Tablespoon Chopped Walnuts
1/2 Sliced Banana 
1 Sliced Kiwi 
1 Tablespoon of Goji Berries 
A few blackberries

Step 1: Blend Protein Powder, Strawberries and milk in blender. 
Step 2: Pour smoothie blend in a bowl. 
Steph 3: Decorate with rest of your ingredients, eat and enjoy! 

 

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