Chronic Inflammation and Prostate Cancer

Researchers have found a link between chronic inflammation in prostate tissue, (an over reactive response of the body’s immune system) and aggressive prostate cancer.  Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in American men.  The findings were published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Scientists studied a type of prostate… Read more »

Five Reasons Men Lose Weight Faster than Women

During this past year, many of us put on some extra pounds.  Whether from stress eating, or just being home and around food all the time, the Covid weight gain is real. If you’re a woman and it seems like your male partner is having more luck than you, you’re not imagining things.  Men typically… Read more »

The Top Three Vitamins and Minerals Men Need

Vitamins and minerals are essential to overall health. They perform many critical roles in the body, from producing energy to ensuring proper function of bodily systems. Not getting enough of certain nutrients can negatively impact your health and even contribute to certain diseases. Here are the top three vitamins and minerals men need: Vitamin D –… Read more »

Tips for Summer Fitness

Just because it’s hazy, hot and humid out there, doesn’t mean you need to skip your workout.  You just need to be smart about your summer fitness routine.  Risk of dehydration is higher than in cooler months. During the cooler months, when you exercise, your body is warmer than the environment, but when it’s blazing… Read more »

The Potential Dangers of Energy Drinks

Our fast-paced, stressful lives often leave us wishing for extra hours in the day.  By lunchtime, we’re out of steam and need a little pick-me-up.  Hence the rise of the energy drinks industry.  A recent study published in Health Psychology found that men who subscribed most to stereotypically masculine beliefs were also more likely to believe… Read more »

Osteoporosis – Men Are At-Risk, Too

While women are more likely to get osteoporosis than men, it doesn’t mean men shouldn’t be concerned.  Experts estimate that one-fifth to one-third of all hip fractures occur in men and that symptomatic vertebral (spine) fractures occur about half as often in men as in women. After age 50, six percent of all men will… Read more »

Four Foods Every Guy Needs

Most guys are aware that a healthy diet is necessary for good health. But they may not be eating enough of the specific foods needed to combat common men’s health concerns. Erectile dysfunction, muscle recovery after exercise, depression, cognitive impairment and more — can be addressed by eating the right foods.  Try these: Oysters –… Read more »

Cardio Alone Won’t Equal Weight Loss

When a man says he wants to lose some weight, chances are the first thing he’ll do is go for a run or hit the treadmill.  A lot of men believe that cardio equals weight loss.  But most guys are going about it all wrong.  Cardio is about conditioning your body to work at varying… Read more »