Octopus is a popular source of protein for many coastal communities worldwide. This intriguing sea creature is a special delicacy in many cultures around the world. Octopus contains high protein, it is also rich in many essential vitamins and minerals and this is why more and more people are adding octopus to their menu. Let’s take a look at Octopus and your reproductive health as a male or female. Keep reading… 

Octopus And Your Reproductive Health As A Male 

 Infertility in men is frequently caused by poor quality of the semen. A lot of couples experience infertility due to this.  According to a systematic evaluation of observational studies published in Human Reproduction Update in July 2017, a man’s diet may have an impact on the quantity and quality of his semen. Eating Octopus which is high in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants like zinc and selenium can improve semen quality and male fertility.   

Octopus And Your Reproductive Health As A Female 

For females, eating octopus can boost sexual libido and sexual performance. However, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, it is recommended that pregnant or nursing mothers limit consumption of octopus to 12 ounces per week. This is because of the mercury level Octopus contains.  

 Effect Of Octopus Consumption On Male Reproductive Homorne (Testerone) 

D-aspartic acid is contained in Octopus what effect does it have on testosterone? Octopus consumption supplies the body with D-aspartic acid. This acid can increase testosterone levels in men by 42%. 

What is the role of testosterone? It helps with the complete maturation of sperm. Couples with sperm function problems (DNA fragmentation) will benefit from a rich source of testosterone like Octopus.  

According to recent research on the effects of D-aspartic acid on testosterone levels, it was further confirmed that D-aspartic acid can increase testosterone. The study in healthy men aged 27–37 examined the effects of taking D-aspartic acid supplements for 12 days. It found that 20 out of the 23 men taking D-aspartic acid had higher testosterone levels at the end of the study, with an average increase of 42%. Three days after they stopped taking the supplement, their testosterone levels were still 22% higher, on average, than at the beginning of the study. 

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