Total sperm count and foods

Total sperm count is the measured sperm cell number in a semen sample. Total sperm count is determined in semen analysis test. Semen analysis is a type of laboratory test that is done to diagnose male type infertility. Semen analysis test evaluates features and characteristics of sperm cells and semen fluid.
Total sperm count is found by multiplying sperm concentration and total semen mL value. Sperm concentration is the measured sperm cell number per mL of semen fluid. Total sperm count is expected at least 39 million sperm cells per ejaculated semen sample.
5% of the men have low sperm count problem and 1 in every 6 couples experience problems to get pregnant . Low sperm count and low sperm quality are important factors that affect fertility. Here you can see the foods that may increase sperm count.


Foods that increase sperm count

Total sperm count foods


Tomato contains antioxidants and lycopene. Lycopene increases sperm count. Also increases sperm cells’ swimming ability, movement ability and sperm cell activity.

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Walnut is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. High omega-3 level in walnut increases sperm count and sperm cell lifetime.

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Pumpkin seed

Pumpkin seed contains zinc and zinc is so important for sperm count, healthy sperm development and testosterone production.


Blueberries contain antioxidants like tomato and improve sperm count and sperm cell health.


Pomegranate is one the fruits that contains so much antioxidants. With this features pomegranate increases your libido, sperm count and sperm quality.

Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate contains amino acids which are necessary for high sperm count . These amino acids also increases ejaculation amount and semen volume.