While I often write about female issues, many people would like to learn more about the best ways to care for the guy in their life – whether it’s their significant other, brother, father or best guy friend. Most supplements are gender neutral, even though the reason for taking them can be quite different. So here are my suggestions for the top five best supplements for guys.
Improve Prostate Health with Fish Oil.
Fish oils help to protect the brain from the deleterious effects of a stressful lifestyle, as well as reduce the risk of heart disease. Its benefits also extend to the prostate. In men with prostate cancer, combining a low-fat diet with fish oil supplements slowed the growth of cancer cells, according to a study in Cancer Prevention Research. In fact, the changes were noticeable in as little as four weeks. Whereas other studies have found that fish oil can reduce triglyceride levels by 25% – 30%. They have also been found to reduces the severity of brain damage after a stroke, according to a study conducted by Université Laval researchers. Not a bad resume for one supplement! I recommend taking 2-3 capsules (or one teaspoon) twice daily with meals.
Lower Blood Pressure with Antioxidants
Antioxidants like vitamins C and E, coenzyme Q10 and alpha lipoic acid are essential for anti-aging and overall health. In one study men with the highest intake of vitamin C had a significantly lower risk of dying from cancer than did their counterparts with the lowest intakes. Whereas, CoQ-10 can lower your blood pressure while boosting your levels of ecSOD, an enzyme thought to protect blood vessels from damage. This supplement may also improve sperm quality and in turn, male fertility. Supplement with a high potency antioxidant formula daily to reap the benefits or this nutrients or choose an individual supplement containing 100mg of co enzyme Q10, a mixed tocopherol supplement as your source of vitamin E and a buffered vitamin C formula with bioflavinoids.