Men's health

19 June 2014

Why walnuts are a fertility superfood for men

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Including some specific foods in your diet may help to boost male fertility. Andrew Cate argues the case for walnuts.

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Proseren® Saw Palmetto

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Blackmores Proseren Saw Palmetto® with Serenoa repeans is traditionally used in Western Herbal Medicine for the symptomatic relief of mild prostate complaints such as frequent urination, weak or interrupted urinary flow, or the feeling of not being able to empty the bladder completely.

Serenoa serrulata(saw palmetto):extract equivalent to dry fruit 1.6 g (1600 mg)

(standardised to contain fatty acids 144 mg)

Dosage

  • Adults – Take 1 capsule twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
  • Always read the label
  • Follow directions for use
  • If symptoms persist, change or worsen talk to your healthcare professional
  • Consult your doctor before use and ensure your condition has been diagnosed as benign prostatic enlargement
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Contains sodium sulphite
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Prostate Health Formula

$37.99

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A combination of anti-oxidants, vitamin and minerals and a standardised extract of saw palmetto, for the maintenance of prostate health

Serenoa repens(saw palmetto):extract equivalent to dry fruit 1.6 g (1600 mg)

(standardised to contain fatty acids 144 mg)

Urtica dioicanettle:extract equivalent to dry root 1.13 g (1130 mg)

Lycopersicon esculentum(tomato):extract equivalent to fresh fruit 14.6 g

(standardised to contain lycopene 2.5 mg)

d-alpha-Tocopherol(vitamin E 75 IU):50.3 mg

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Selenomethionine(selenium 50 µg):125 µg

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

Zinc sulfate monohydrate(zinc 7.5 mg):20.8 mg

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 capsule twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed

  • Selenium is toxic in high doses. Selenium in dietary supplements should not exceed a daily dose of 150 microgram
  • Always read the label. Follow the directions for use
  • If symptoms persist, change or worsen talk to your healthcare professional
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Consult your doctor before use and ensure your condition has been diagnosed as benign prostatic enlargement
  • May occasionally cause mild gastrointestinal symptoms
01 April 2010

Prostate - Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH)

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Benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition in which the prostate becomes enlarged. Prostate problems rarely affect young men, but from 45 onwards they become increasingly common.

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28 April 2010

Male fertility

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As many as one in five couples experience conception difficulties, and issues with either the male partner’s fertility or a combination of male and female factors are involved in around 50% of cases.

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