Are you uncomfortable talking about prostate health? Are you aware of the function of the prostate? And why does it seem that more and more men are talking about prostate health than ever before?

So what is the prostate and what does it do? In humans this gland is found just below the bladder and the urethra (that carries urine from the kidney) is surrounded by it. It’s about the size and shape of a walnut. The prostate’s main function is part of the male reproductive system producing some of the fluid in semen.

Ok, now that the basic function is covered, (and we are past the awkwardness) let’s talk about why having a healthy prostate is important to men of all ages and examine some suggestions on what to do to support prostate health.

As part of the normal aging process it is common for the prostate to increase in size. Due to the location of this gland, as it gets larger in size it may cause discomfort. Always consult with your health care provider with any questions you might have.

Now, what can men do to support prostate health? As always, diet and lifestyle play a role in our overall health and having a healthy prostate is no exception.

Here are a few diet/lifestyle suggestions you might want to consider:

  •               Eat more fruits and vegetables every day
  •               Include foods like tomato, watermelon, and pomegranate
  •               Eat foods rich in isoflavones like tofu, chickpeas and lentils
  •               Limit sodium (salt) consumption
  •               Avoid processed and canned foods
  •               Limit red meat and dairy
  •               Stay active - exercise

Often times men turn to Zinc supplements in addition to diet and lifestyle changes to support prostate health. A great option might be Country Life’s Prosta-Max that contains zinc.

This multifaceted complex includes Saw Palmetto and Pygeum, plus 6 essential vitamins/minerals and 700 mg of amino acids to provide nutritional support for men’s health.

Take care of yourself and the men in your life!

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