When it comes to looking after himself, a guy’s got to check all the right boxes. Things like appearance, comfort, and making sure you’re keeping up to speed at your nine-to-five grind are important to maintain.
However, when it comes to looking after your health, sometimes you might let that slip out of your mind.
According to Times Now News, men should eat three well-balanced meals per day, consisting of essential minerals, vitamins and fibre. If not, they might be susceptible to diseases such as prostate cancer, and an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases.
So what can be done? Luckily, taking on a nutrient-rich diet can work wonders for you blokes out there.
By incorporating five of these superfoods into your diet, you’ll be able to improve your overall health in no time:
These little guys are packed with all sorts of health benefits: they’re rich in iron, vitamins B12, B2 and B5, and all 9 essential amino acids. Plus, the yolk of the egg contains carotenoids that protect the eyes against age-related deterioration.
Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, an antioxidant known to reduce cancer risks. A study carried out by Harvard University suggested that men who consumed at least 10 tomato-based products weekly had a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer.
Try eating fatty fish like salmon, mackeral or tuna at least twice a week. They’re all high in protein and super low in saturated fat. They’re also are rich in calcium, and loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Thanks to whole oats, the risk of heart failure can be lowered. That’s because they’re rich in manganese, selenium, tryptophan, phosphorus, vitamin B1 among other nutrients.
Last, but not least, is this brilliant superfood that you didn’t know was, well, a superfood …
Mushrooms are chock-full with so much goodness, and it’s amazing how impressive these little guys are.
They’re really low in calories and sodium, but high in protein, fibre and other essential nutrients that are good for your body, so you can chow on them all you want. They also contain cancer-fighting antioxidants and are loaded with selenium, potassium, and vitamin E.
Oh, and did you know that nomming on mushrooms could also win you R5 000?
I kid you not, folks – Dude Food is running a competition that will see three people win R5 000 in cash money each.
How’s that for a motivation to get healthy?
All you have to do is answer a few really simple questions, and stand a chance to be rolling in moolah.
But you better hurry – entries for the competition closes on June 30, so click here to fill out and submit an entry form.
I repeat, June 30, so you better get chomping on some mushrooms now!
For a happier, healthier and R5 000-richer life, nothing’s more super than mushrooms.
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