Dietary l-arginine supplementation improves semen quality and libido of board under high ambient temperatures

Year Published: 2018




Chen, JQ et al


In this study, researchers in China studied 20 boars under heat stress-induced infertility conditions for 6 weeks. They measured the effect of dietary l-arginine supplementation on reproductive performance in boars. Peanuts contain one of the highest levels of arginine in foods

Key Findings

Key Findings: Results showed that boars who consumed arginine from food experienced increased levels of testosterone, improved libido performance, and increased semen quality compared with those who consumed none.