• Heather Goodwin

5 Healthy Hints for Him

Updated: May 19, 2020

1. Mind the Prostate. Prostate health is perhaps one of the biggest concerns for men. In fact, prostate cancer is the highest cancer risk for the American male population. This walnut-sized gland, at the base of the bladder, can be easily strengthened with the following practices:

  • Eat more cooked tomatoes. Cooked tomatoes provide lycopene, which is critical for prostate health.

  • Eat more wild-caught fish that are high in omega-3 fatty acids and reduce inflammation of the prostate.

  • Eat more zinc-rich foods that act as natural diuretics and also reduce inflammation. Zinc-rich foods include chia, hemp or pumpkin seeds. I add chia and hemp seeds to my husband’s Ageless Shake, and he carries raw organic pumpkin seeds in his car glove compartment. Nuts, such as pine nuts and almonds ( I buy organic almonds) contain a good amount of zinc. (My hubby puts these in the same bag as the glove compartment pumpkin seeds) Added zinc bonus—eat your eggs and indulge in dark chocolate!

  • Finally, be sure to take prostate-friendly supplements daily: Vitamin E, Vitamin D, Selenium, Omega 3 fatty acids and zinc.

  • Check out Amanda's recipes tailored to men's health! They contain wild caught salmon, roasted tomatoes, and a citrus kale salad.

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