Not only that, but healthy sperm makes for healthy babies. Here, are 12 ways your guy can boost his fertility and increase your chances of getting pregnant. Nix the junk food. Inflammation in the body from eating processed, packaged and fast foods can affect fertility. So load up on plenty of fruits and vegetables— organic and in-season produce is ideal— whole foods that have low glycemic index values, and cut down on sugar and salt. Pop some pomegranate.
You can increase your sperm volume by making simple dietary and lifestyle changes. Try a variety of methods to see which ones work best for you. Eat foods with a lot of vitamin C, and try to eat micrograms of folic acid a day. Once your diet is in check, avoid lifestyle habits that lower sperm volume, like smoking and not getting 8 hours of sleep every night. For more advice, including why you should stop riding your bike, read on!
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Sperm competition is a form of post-copulatory sexual selection  whereby male ejaculates simultaneously physically compete to fertilize a single ovum. Physiological evidence, including testis size relative to body weight and the volume of sperm in ejaculations, suggests that humans have experienced a low-to-intermediate level of selection pressure for sperm competition in our evolutionary history. Evidence suggests that, among the great apes, relative testis size is associated with the breeding system of each primate species. The volume of sperm in ejaculates scales proportionately with testis size and, consistent with the intermediate weight of human males testis, ejaculate volume is also intermediate between primates with high and low levels of sperm competition. Researchers have suggested that males produce more and higher quality sperm after spending time apart from their partners, implying that males are responding to an increased risk of sperm competition,  although this view has been challenged in recent years.