1. Bottled Water

Water isn’t the culprit here; it’s the plastic bottle. Bisphenol A, referred to as BPA, is a chemical element found in most plastic food containers and cans linked negatively to fertility in both men and women.

Slovenian research in the journal Fertility & Sterility observed a statistically vital association between urinary BPA concentration in men and lower total sperm count, concentration, and vitality. And research out of Harvard School of Public Health discovered women with the highest BPA levels in the body produced 27 percent less viable eggs.

2. Brussel Sprouts

Brussels sprouts
Brussels sprouts

Is farting a turn-off? To avoid an unsexy bottom burp, skip out on vegetables like Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, and cabbage. Not only reputed to make you fart more, but cruciferous veggies also improve the pungency of your flatulence.

3. Canned Soup

Canned soups and meals are high in dietary sodium (a can of Spaghetti-O’s has 1780 mg as much as 10 bags of Doritos!), leading to raised blood pressure and diminished blood flow to certain parts body, including the genitals.

4. Citrus-Flavored Soda

Are you drinking fire retardant? Many sodas in the United States are manufactured with brominated vegetable oil, one chemical in a class known as PBDEs, used as flame retardants in foams and plastics. A study in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives observed women who were actively trying to get pregnant were half as likely to conceive if they had high levels of PBDE in their blood.

5. Edamame

According to The Center for Food Safety, a serving of edamame is little more than a bowl of pure soybeans—91 percent genetically engineered in the US. A study in the Journal of Nutrition discovered high levels of soy in a woman’s body could reduce sex hormones and disrupt her ovarian function.