Sahar Balanian, Maryam Eftekhar, Hossein Forghani, Zohreh Rahaei*
Department of Health, Yazd Shahid Sadoughi School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
*Corresponding Author: Zohreh Rahaei, Assistant Professor, Health Education Department, School of Public Health, Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Iran.
Received: August 31, 2019
Published: September 17, 2019
Background: Infertility with an unknown cause in women has increased and the lifestyle of people has changed.
Objective: This plan was conducted with the aim of studying and comparing the use of nutrient factors in fertile and infertile women.
Materials and Methods: This case-control study was conducted between May 2014 to January 2018 years at the Yazd Infertility Center, in this study 200 samples in the case group (infertile women) and 400 samples in the control group (fertile women) were selected by random sampling. The data collection tool was a valid and reliable questionnaire. Results: The mean (±SD) age of fertile women was 28.06 (±0.23) years and that of infertile women 29.04 (±0.35) years. Consumption of chips and puffs, sausages, grilled foods, reuse of oil, green tea, coffee and exposure to cigarette smoke and hookah was significantly different in two groups.
Conclusion: In this study, consumption of foods including chips and puff, sausages, grilled foods, re-use of oils and exposure to cigarette smoke and hookah were associated with infertility and antioxidants such as coffee and green tea were associated with fertility, It is suggested that proper nutrition education is given to couples Infertile should be considered.
Keywords: Nutrition, Oxidative stress, Antioxidant, Infertility