As men, we are constantly subject to assessment of physical strength as validation to manliness. But more and more it is factors like immunity, health, stamina and the ability to fight disease that are emerging as the real meaning of ‘strength.’ Now ask yourself, are you strong in the ways that really matter?
Green tea: Leafy tea is best for your body. It improves your metabolism and contains antioxidants that fight almost all major illness. Green tea is best amongst them all as it contains potent flavonoids that improve the antioxidant action. It also prevents the block cells from getting damaged, reducing chances of cancer.
Garlic: You might not be able to help the smell and run away from it, but you must accept the fact that it is amazing for your health. Men should have at least two chunks of garlic every day as it works wonders on your health. Your immune system will improve drastically and minor issues like cough and cold never bother you. The antibacterial properties it has, will help you fight viral fevers and any kind of infections. Men with high cholesterol should swear by garlic as it helps in lowering the cholesterol level and prevents the blood from clotting.
Tomato: Eat tomato to stay young. Tomato helps prevent your skin from getting wrinkles. It also improves your memory and other signs of aging. Tomato contains lycopene that keeps prostate cancer at bay. You might want to start enjoying tomato sauce as it has more lycopene. Cooked tomato works much better on your body that raw ones. So start adding it to your vegetables and salads.
Broccoli: Broccoli contains folic acid that men need extensively. Folic acid reduces the level of homocysteine that is amino acid in blood. The increased level of homocysteine increases the risk of heart attack. Broccoli also contains vitamin C and potassium that reduces the risk of cancer.
Nuts: Nuts contain protein, Vitamins and fibres and are extremely good for your heart, skin and even the digestive system. The omega-3 fats that they contain nourish your heart. Nuts, when eaten, also help slow down the assimilation process so that the fats and sugar in your body are processed effectively.
Eggs: If you’re prone to hair loss, then look no further. Eggs, an excellent source of protein and biotin (vitamin B7) boosts hair growth. Additionally, egg yolks are a good source of iron, which research suggests helps alleviate hair loss caused by anaemia.
Pomegranate: Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, and studies show that eating pomegranate regularly can help lower cholesterol, a problem common to many men. Many studies also suggest that drinking a glass of pomegranate juice daily ca slow down the progress of prostate cancer.
Stay Happy! 🙂