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What is man-food? Well, any food that helps a man maintain healthy levels of the male hormone testosterone can be seen as man-food. Men need testosterone for both staying strong and maintaining healthy libido.
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Testosterone plays an important role in sperm production, growth of body hair, muscles, bone density, fat distribution and even the size of the manhood.
When T levels dip, a man may lose his strength as well as his fertility. In fact, low levels of testosterone could make a man feel tired all the time, reduce libido, cause poor erections, cause hair loss, memory loss, muscle loss and may also cause obesity.
In fact, a dip in the T-levels could also increase the risk of diabetes, depression, cognitive issues, osteoporosis and heart issues too.
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So, here are some foods to add to your diet to ensure that you maintain optimum T levels.
Kale, radish, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli and watercress are some foods that play a role in estrogen metabolism and thereby keep T-levels in tact in men.
Selenium has its own role in the maintenance of T-levels and therefore is important for fertility in men. Consume shellfish, crab, liver and Brazil nuts to get enough of selenium.
Yes, even vitamin D is necessary for optimum levels of testosterone. Get some sunlight to call yourself a man.
Lack of enough zinc could cause a dip in serum T-levels. To maintain the right ratio of testosterone and estrogen levels, you may need to consume enough of zinc. It is present in cashew nuts, spinach, lamb, beef, pumpkin seeds and beef.
As omega 3 fatty acids tend to minimise inflammation and indirectly reduce stress levels, they can also raise T levels. Eat walnuts, mackerel, salmon, chia seeds and flax seeds.
Yes, your body needs cholesterol to prepare testosterone. Eggs, chicken, cream, sardines and butter can give you some dietary cholesterol.
Get it from healthy sources like nuts, olive oil, avocados, meats, eggs and coconut oil. Such foods help your body create testosterone.