Albert Salas-Huetos

B.Sc. in Biology (2009-Universitat de Girona), M.Sc. in Cytogenetics and Reproductive Biology (2010-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), and Ph.D. in Cellular Biology -Genetics of Male Fertility- (2016-Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Albert joined the Human Nutrition Unit of Universitat Rovira i Virgili in 2016, and the Andrology team at the University of Utah in 2018 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. His research has been mainly focused on male infertility, nutrition, miRNAs, RCTs, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses. Dr. Salas-Huetos is an inveterate traveler and has been to meetings and given invited lectures in Belgium, Canada, England, Mexico, Poland, USA, and Spain. H-index: 18, Indexed publications: 46, Citations: >950


"The inclusion of nuts in a Western-style diet significantly improves the total sperm count and the vitality, motility, and morphology of the sperm. These findings could be partly explained by a reduction in the sperm DNA fragmentation."

Salas-Huetos A, Moraleda R, Giardina S, Anton E, Blanco J, Salas-Salvadó J & Bulló M (2018)Effect of nut consumption on semen quality and functionality in healthy males consuming a Western-style diet: a randomized controlled trialAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 108(5), 833-848.

"Male adherence to a healthy diet could improve semen quality and fecundability rates." 

Salas-Huetos A, Bulló M & Salas-Salvadó J (2017)Dietary patterns, foods and nutrients in male fertility parameters and fecundability: a systematic review of observational studies. Human Reproduction Update, 23(4), 371-389

"We demonstrated that adherence to a MD was positively associated with sperm motility parameters."

Salas-Huetos A, Babio N, Carrell DT, Bulló M & Salas-Salvadó J (2019). Adherence to the Mediterranean diet is positively associated with sperm motility: A cross-sectional analysis. Scientific Reports, 9(1)3389.

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