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Will Celery Affect Sperm Count?
Speaking of celery, I believe everyone is familiar with it. Some people love it and others hate it. There are also sayings on the Internet that "celery affects sperm count". Is this true? Let’s have more understandings about celery and sperm, and explore the relationship between them.

1. The nutritional effects of celery.
First of all, celery is rich in acidic antihypertensive components, which can play a good role in lowering blood pressure. It has a good effect on primary disease, pregnancy, and even elderly hypertension.
In addition, celery contains an alkaline component, which has been isolated by research and proved that this substance has a sedative effect. It can help the human body to stabilize mood, eliminate irritability, and has a good stabilizing effect.
In addition, the nutrients of celery are also diuretic components, which can help the human body to diuresis and reduce swelling. Some people even often drink raw celery juice, which they think can effectively treat chyluria.
2. How to pick and preserve the nutritional value of celery?
a. How to pick celery?
The stem of celery is short and stout, and the blade is straight. The leaves should not be too green, which means too much fertilizer. It is not fresh if the leaves are shallow, tender, dark and old. And if the leaf body is bent, which becomes soft, warped, yellow and spotted, which is also not so fresh.
b. How to preserve celery?
Celery is easy to lose chlorophyll and fiber. Celery is a perishable vegetable, so it is recommended to consume it immediately after purchase. Or it can be wrapped in paper or plastic wrap and stored in the refrigerator.
3. Contraindications
The celery contains much crude fiber foods, which will cause a greater burden on the intestines and stomach. Patients with diseases such as enterogastritis and gastrointestinal ulcers should not consume celery. So as to avoid deterioration. In case it be harmful to health in the winter. Celery should not be eaten with chicken, turtle, rabbit meat and other foods, as it will cause varying degrees of harm to health.
4. Celery "affect sperm count" is a rumor
Celery “affect sperm count” is a rumor. Celery is rich in vitamins and trace elements, which can improve the quality of germ cells without affecting fertility. There is also a flavonoid in celery, which also has an antioxidant effect, so it will not affect the quality of sperm. To improve the quality of reproductive cells, in fact, the patient should also eat more foods rich in vitamins and protein, which can also effectively improve the quality of reproductive cells.
Judging from some animal experiments, the results of celery spermicide are not consistent. Some studies have shown that raw celery juice will reduce the sperm density of mice, and lead to a decline in sperm motility. But some other studies have found that the sperm density of mice has no obvious effect, and the sperm motility has even become better.
Generally speaking, smoking and drinking will affect the count of sperm. Eating celery is good for human health to a certain extent. And there is no experiment to clearly prove the relationship between the reduction of sperm count and celery.
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