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Diet and fertility

Mabel Blades (Mabel Blades (mabel@qmnds.demon.co.uk) is a Freelance Consultant Dietitian, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Rushden, UK.)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 June 2000

Abstract

Being under‐ or overweight is a factor which affects women’s fertility. Zinc and folic acid are believed to be vital nutrients in human reproduction. The other factors which can affect fertility are environmental pollutants, illness, medication and treatments, alcohol, smoking and recreational drug use.

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Blades, M. (2000), "Diet and fertility", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 30 No. 3, pp. 109-111. https://doi.org/10.1108/00346650010319660

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