When I got my degree, emerging research on obesity was a hot topic. I wrote many magazine articles about weight loss, and my master’s thesis was a survey of people who had undergone gastric bypass surgery. One of my first jobs as a dietitian was to work at a local recreation center, advising and leading small groups for people interested in losing weight.
disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and metabolic syndrome. But did you know that you can also throw a wrench in your efforts to conceive? In fact, when it comes to the effect of sperm weight, both extremes are problematic: being too thin or overweight can affect sperm production and fertility.