Diet Holds the Key for Men's Health

by Medindia Content Team on  January 22, 2007 at 2:01 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
Diet Holds the Key for Men's Health
The right kind of diet is said to have a beneficial effect on the health of men. Some of the foods that would promote good health in men are the following

Vegetables like tomatoes, carrot, garlic and whole green are said to be health boosters while the non-vegetarian food like oysters, shrimps and deep sea fish has the similar effect on men.

Tomatoes aid in the digestion of proteins and nutrients and also help in secretion of gastric acid. The vitamin C present in this vegetable helps to maintain a healthy artery. The beta carotene in carrot triggers an active immunity and stops the formation of free radicals. Besides, potassium in carrots helps to bring down blood pressure. Garlic is one of the vegetables rich in anti oxidant. It also has anti-cancer properties which augments resistance and immunity. Oranges, cauliflower are said to be an excellent source of Vitamin C which is good for sperm and are said to be stress busters.

Zinc which is known to increase semen production is found abundantly in sea food like oysters, shrimps and crabs. The omega -3 fatty, acids in deep sea fish helps to maintain a good cardiovascular health. In the beverages section, green tea is considered much better than black tea. This has vitamin C which is good against cold and cough. It also aids in bringing down the blood pressure. Red wine is said to prevent dementia and arteriosclerosis.

Source: Medindia

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