Dietary supplements for men are mostly performance-enhancing ones. These supplements build muscles, burn fat, improve sperm movement, help fast recovery, and improve overall health. They include:
Calcium: A daily supplement of 1000mg keeps bones in prime condition.
Chromium: It aids in muscle-building and regulating the insulin level. Daily dose: 35 micrograms.
Boron: Found in raisins and almonds. Research suggests that boron lessens the chance of developing prostrate cancer.
Folic Acid: Found in citrus fruits, cereals, and beans. Its deficiency is said to cause Alzheimer’s. Folic acid improves the blood flow to the brain. Daily dose: 500 micrograms.
Coenzyme Q10: It is a good anti-oxidant and has been found to improve sperm movement in infertile men. It may be beneficial for people suffering from cancer, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
Creatine: It boosts muscle and memory. Daily dose: 5 mg.
Omega 3s: Omega-3 oils help ward off heart problems by keeping high blood pressure in check and lowering levels of triglycerides. Daily dose: 1000 mg.
Glocosamine: It helps in warding off cartilage damage. Daily dose: 1,500 mg.
Chondroitin Sulfate: It’s a major element in cartilage. It provides structure, holds water & nutrients, and allows other muscles to move through cartilage. A dose of 800 to 1,200 mg/day reduces joint pain caused by osteoarthritis.
Pumpkin Seed Oil: A good source of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. It contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. Pumpkin seed oil is useful for men who are 50 years or older and have benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).
Ginseng: It’s a good stress-buster and calms frazzled nerves.
Saw Palmetto Oil: Provides different fatty acids and sterols. It is good for bladder and prostate health. It’s a good supplement for those suffering from chronic bronchitis, impotence, frigidity. It is also an aphrodisiac.
For more information on supplements, see below:
Best Supplements for Men's Health
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