Five Foods for a Healthy Body

Five Foods for a Healthy BodyYour body’s health is one of the most important things that you should be paying attention to whether you are 20 years old or 65 years old. One of the best ways you can improve your health is by eating the right foods that help to do everything from boosting your immunity to helping to protect you from harmful pollutants that could wreak havoc on your body’s delicate natural balance. Take a look at these 5 foods for a healthy body that are pleasing on the appetite as well as the waistline.

Salmon
This red, tasty fish is rich in a high amount of nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids which help to protect you from heart disease. Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for men in the world, so taking the time to lower that risk is always a smart choice. Salmon’s rich omega-3 fatty acids also help to regulate your body’s secretion of the hormones cortisol and adrenaline, which can increase your stress levels and put added pressure on your heart and the rest of your body.

Avocado
This deliciously healthy fruit is packed full of vitamins B and E and healthy monosaturated fats which help your body in a variety of ways. One of the main ways is by adding shine and vitality to your hair by plumping up the strands, adding moisture to the strands and enriching the follicles as well. And, who says that men can’t have great looking, healthy hair? Also, vitamins B and E help to promote new hair growth and help to moisturize your scalp so that dandruff is less likely to occur.

Spices (Cinnamon, Curry, Tumeric, Cayenne, Etc)
Yes, spices add a lot of flavor to you foods whether it is a tasty yellow potato curry or a delicious mug of hot cocoa on a cold night. However, did you know that spices also are full of antioxidants that help protect your body from illnesses and diseases? That they have anti-inflammatory properties that help to fight inflammation in your body and that they help to keep your blood sugar regulated as well? Spices have countless health benefits for the body so the next time you eat add a little cayenne to the mayonnaise on your sandwich or a little ginger to you vegetable stir-fry.

Lentils
Okay, so who has avoided eating lentils successfully their entire lives just because they’ve gotten a bad rap? So many of us are guilty as charged by never giving this healthy food a chance. Lentils when cooked the right way have a rich, meaty flavor that can go with a great deal of other foods and that have added health benefits as well. The beans are high in iron which is great for helping to boost your entire body’s iron levels and helping to keep your precious lustrous hair from thinning as you age. Iron fortifies the hair follicles and helps to initiate new hair growth that is thick and healthy, helping to keep you from being one of the many men that begins to lose alarming amounts of hair as you grow older.

Bananas
Many men are unaware of this, but bananas helps to not only make your sex drive increase and aids you in lasting longer in the bedroom as well. Bananas are rich in vitamin B which regulates your testosterone levels and by doing so helps to keep your libido working better for you all around. When you have lowered testosterone levels your sex drive is less lively and that can leave you and your partner less satisfied sexually.