5 Must Have Healthy Foods In Men's Diet

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Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 12:14 [IST]

5 Must Have Healthy Foods In Men's Diet

Most of the men are careless with their diet. Intake of unhealthy food and lifestyle can spoil their health in the later ages. Nutritional needs of men is more when compared to women. There are few foods which are good for men and should be consumed regularly to have strong muscles, stay energetic and for a healthy body. Here are few healthy foods for men which can be easily included in the diet. Take a look...

5 healthy foods for men:

Bananas: This instant energy fruit should be in the menu. Men need energy to deal with work pressure and have an active mind. Therefore, have at least two bananas every morning to stay energetic whole day! Men are more prone to heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases so include bananas in your diet. They are rich in potassium and magnesium which keeps the heart healthy, improves blood flow and controls blood pressure. Vitamin B 6 forms new red blood cells, improves nervous system and increases body metabolism.

Oysters: This food is rich in zinc, a nutrient which keeps men healthy. Oysters are rich in antioxidants, minerals and zinc which increases sexual functioning, sperm count and protects the body from cancer. If you don't like oysters, you can have legumes, shellfish or lean beef.

Cabbage: It is low in in calories, increases body's production of cancer fighting enzymes through sulforaphane, a chemical which protects the body from cancer. Cabbage is also rich in vitamins, minerals and proteins. It is easy to digest and good for the hair too! Men's diet must have cabbage food.

Red spinach: For the Popeye strength, have this power food! It contains both folate and betaine which lowers your blood levels, homocysteine (compound which damages arteries also leads to heart diseases). If you don't like spinach, have beets. Betacyanins in beets fights against cancer and increases blood production.

Whole grains: Every diet must have whole grains. This is a healthy food for men as it provides fiber, vitamins, minerals . Whole grains keeps the heart healthy, builds muscles and is good for weight loss too. Men who don't get time to workout or maintain their built physique can make up with whole grains.

Men should have these 5 healthy food to stay fit without putting on weight!

Topics: healthy diet, nutritious food
 
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