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Men, Fertility and Food...

There’s been a spotlight in the media this week on lifestyle choices that may impact male fertility. For an overview of the topic, check out “5 Foods That May Hurt Male Fertility.” As the article makes clear, “the foods that may pose a threat to male fertility are many of the same dietary culprits behind things such as Type 2 Diabetes and heart disease.” Wishing everyone a fabulous, healthy...

Male Vegetarian/Vegans and Fertility...

A recent study presented at this week’s American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) suggests that male vegetarians and vegans have a significantly lower sperm count than men who eat meat. According to researchers at Loma Linda University Medical School:  male vegetarians and vegans had on average 50 million sperm per ml. Meat eaters had a dramatically higher amount – 70 million sperm per ml.  

Malala...

As the father of three daughters, I wish to congratulate Malala Yousafzai, on being awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize (sharing it with Kailash Satyarthi).  As the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize recipient at only 17 years of age, she is an inspiring role model and mentor for young women everywhere. Thank you, Malala.    

Facebook, Apple and Egg Freezing...

This has been an important week for egg freezing – as both Facebook and Google announced they would be willing to pay for elective egg freezing for female employees. Facebook has had the policy in place since the start of the year and Apple will begin coverage in 2015. With this news, I’m encouraged that employers are starting to recognize the value of attracting and keeping talent by helping women understand...