(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Junk food adds weight, clogs arteries and, according to a new study, may make young men infertile.
The Sun reports a new joint study by researchers at Harvard University and the University of Murcia in Spain shows men who eat lots of junk food, particularly items containing trans fats, have poorer quality sperm.
The study examined sperm from hundreds of men between the ages of 18 and 22. Men who ate a high proportion of junk food had poorer quality sperm than those guys with a healthy diet.
The study also found the sperm of men with junk food diets remained poor and were less likely to fertilize an egg, even if the subjects exercised and maintained a healthy weight.
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