From strengthening bones to boosting sperm, different nutrients help you along at different stages of life. Ideally, you’d get all your essential nutrients from your diet, but it’s not always possible – and that’s where supplements come in. Here are the most important for men’s health and wellbeing.
ZINC is vital for men because it enables testosterone production and supports sperm health. In fact, studies have shown that testosterone levels can decrease significantly on a low-zinc diet. Boost your zinc intake by eating shellfish, red meat, nuts, whole grains and dairy. SELENIUM has also been shown to promote sperm health and improve sperm motility. Studies show that infertile men and those with lower quantities of healthy sperm have reduced levels of selenium – this is because the mineral is needed for testosterone production. It’s found in Brazil nuts, seafood, meat and eggs.
COENZYME Q10 is a natural enzyme produced by the body and used primarily by your cells to generate energy. As we age, production slows down, so look to dietary sources such as organ meat, fatty fish, beef and chicken. It can be difficult to get enough through diet alone and certain