We understand that nutrition is at the heart of a healthy life, that’s why we produce organic outdoor grown superfood juices. Eating a balanced healthy diet is important for everyone but we have picked our top 5 superfoods that we feel would be the most beneficial for men.
With busy lifestyles and demands on our time, it is easy to forget to nourish our bodies properly and to sustain ourselves with the wrong type of food. It's really easy to overeat but undernourish. That's why nutrient-rich organic wheatgrass juice is great as it means you can nourish your body in a low calorie, low carb way and gain extra energy along the way!
With high cholesterol a worry for many men, wheatgrass juice can be a welcome addition to the diet. Research shows that eating superfoods, high in vitamins B3 and B5, helps lower cholesterol levels without the need for medication. Naturally occurring phytosterols and phytosterols in plants also reduce low-density lipoprotein- sometimes referred to as ‘ bad cholesterol. 100ml of our organic wheatgrass juice contains over 95% of the RDA of B vitamins.
An extraordinarily good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K. It is also rich in the mineral, manganese. This is crucial for helping us de-stress and maintain good calcium levels.Research also shows that it is also thought to be good for maintaining testosterone levels .
One study that featured male participants found that eating kale regularly significantly improved their coronary artery risk factors.This is probably due to its anti-inflammatory properties which can also aid after sports injury and illness.
Tomatoes contain lycopene which is good for prostate health. Research
has found that men who consumed canned and cooked tomatoes five to six times a week had a 28 per cent decreased risk of prostate cancer compared with men who never consumed this food.
Cooked tomatoes appear to be the most powerful so a pasta sauce or even a pizza could be just what the doctor ordered! Watermelon, papaya, guava and red carrots also contain lycopene.
Having one of the highest antioxidant quantities of any food, blueberries are perfect for giving the immune system a boost. They are low calorie and high fibre, making them perfect for weight control. It is also thought that blueberries may help protect the brain from the damage caused by free radicals and may reduce the effects of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.
Full of healthy unsaturated fat these nuts are great for the heart and digestive health. They also have large quantities of amino acids which boost testosterone and muscle growth. The research found that including almonds in your diet may reduce the risk of heart disease, specifically in overweight individuals. Further research has shown that almond consumption helps to reduce LDL cholesterol which may, in turn, help to reduce the risk of heart disease.
So keep a few in your desk draw so that when hunger strikes you have a healthy snack to reply on.
A convenient way to add superfoods to your diet is to drink one of our organic superfood juices. Delivered frozen straight to your door, a simple way to make a healthy change. To order yours visit our shop today.