Oh my god, I’m writing a food post. Is exactly what I said to myself when I started thinking of ideas as to what to include in this post. You will notice that my blog and Instagram (if you follow me) never hosts pictures of food. Mainly because I don’t eat amazingly but also because I just cant make food look magic in pictures. Anyway. As you may know the influx of nutrition research out there on the web and in books can be hard to digest. I mean it is just information OVERLOAD! So for those of you who hunger after health benefits as much as they do flavour. Allow me to cut through the gristle with my 13 best foods for men in the world right now.
I have always believed that chasing the latest nutritional craze shouldn’t come at the expense of flavour, fun or variety. My 13 best foods for men in the world right now does away with inflated price tagged foods to present a wide range of menu filling options and ingredients which can easily be incorporated into your daily diet with minimum fuss and maximum benefit.
Don’t get me wrong, I am no Joe Wicks but I truly believe that if you want to spice up your meal times some of these options are a great alternative to plain chicken and rice.
Ever wondered what those fancy yellow drinks are in that Shoreditch coffee shop you visit at the weekend? Well they’re probably turmeric lattes! Not only is turmeric known to prevent the growth of prostate cancer cells but it also helps relieve the symptoms of IBS.
The probiotics found in Swiss cheese in particular are proven to boost immunity and lower the body’s stress response.
There’s plenty of research around to show that coffee drinkers have lower rates of colon cancer, liver disease and even depression.
Poussin (a baby chicken) is a slightly leaner version of chicken with even more protein.
Research links a small weekly serving of both milk and dark chocolate to lowering the risk of gaining ‘atrial fibrillation’ (a heart condition that causes an irregular and often abnormally fast heart).
Research from Iran found that rodents fed on a thyme extract experienced an impressive increase on their endurance capacity. Meaning a sprinkle on your Sunday lunch should help you avoid a post-roast slump on the sofa.
This Mediterranean spice is full of antioxidants meaning it can slow the signs of ageing and is a valuable ally in the fight against cancer.
Evidence suggests it’s easier to digest unpasteurised milk for people like me who are lactose intolerant.
Bone broths contain dissolved collagen which has huge amounts of the amino acid glycine. This is great news for bodybuilders because it helps build muscles naturally.
Surprisingly, bacon is actually a good source of B12, zinc and potassium. Bring on the Sunday sarnie!
A daily dose of citrus can cut your risk of dementia by 15% due to the flavonoid ‘nobiletin’.
Don’t be put off by the colour, these darker carrots taste the same as the orange ones, but they’ve been found to have double the immunity-boosting carotene.
This salty, asparagus-like sea veg is packed with essential minerals including magnesium, potassium and B vitamins for energy. It also tastes great on fish!
Facts found in this months’s Mens Health
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