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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Multivitamins

Men's Performance Multi

¥197.34

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Blackmores Men's Performance Multi is specifically formulated with key ingredients to help men perform at their peak, both mentally and physically. It supports daily cellular energy production, and has ingredients traditionally used in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to assist sexual performance.

Thiamine nitrate(vitamin B1):30 mg

Thiamine (vitamin B1) is a water-soluble nutrient required for converting carbohydrates into energy. Food sources include whole grains, beans, nuts, sunflower seeds, pork and beef.

Riboflavin(vitamin b2):15 mg

Riboflavin (vitamijn B2) is a water-soluble vitamin involved in ATP production and the metabolism of many of the other B group vitamins. Food sources include almonds, mushrooms and wild rice. Vitamin B2 supplements may change urine colour to bright yellow.This is harmless and temporary.

Nicotinamide :30 mg

Also called niacin; nicotinamide (vitamin B3) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in energy production and carbohydrate metabolism. Legumes, peanuts, wheat bran, and fish are all sources of vitamin B3.

Calcium pantothenate(pantothenic acid, vitamin B5 64.1 mg):70 mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is involved in the metaboloism of fats and carbohydrates for energy production. Vitamin B5 is found in sunflower seeds, peas, beans (except green beans), poultry and whole grains.

Pyridoxine hydrochloride(vitamin B6, pyridoxine 24.7 mg):30 mg

Pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6) is a water-soluble nutrient involved in the production of proteins, neurotransmitters and haemoblobin. Whole grains, legumes, bananas, seeds, nuts and potatoes are good sources of vitamin B6.

Cyanocobalamin(vitamin B12):40 µg

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Ascorbic acid(vitamin C):100 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate(natural vitamin E 25 IU):20.7 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.

Biotin:50 microgram

Biotin is a water-soluble nutrient belonging to the B group vitamins. Food sources of biotin include cheese, cauliflower and eggs.

Folic acid:300 microgram

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Inositol:25 mg

Inositol is a 'vitamin-like' substance related to the B group vitamins. It is a component of cell membranes and plays a role in transporting fats from the liver.

Calcium hydrogen phosphate- anhydrous(calcium 50 mg):170 mg

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is primarily stored in the bones. Calcium containing foods include dairy products, fortified soy products, broccoli, bok choy, fish with bones- such as salmon and sardines.

Potassium iodide(iodine 50 microgram):65.4 microgram

Iodine is an essential trace element and is an integral part of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine, required for normal growth and metabolism. Foods containing iodine include seawater fish, shellfish, seaweeds and iodised salt.

Magnesium oxide-heavy(magnesium 35 mg):63.1 mg

Magnesium is an essential nutrient that plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body and plays a role in a large number of biological processes. Magnesium containing foods include green leafy vegetables, nuts, cocoa and whole grains.

Manganese amino acid chelate(manganese 2 mg):20 mg

Manganese is an essential trace mineral that is a co-factor in many of the body's enzymes, including superoxide dismutase. Manganese can be found in hazelnuts, blackberries, pineapple, lentils, beans and whole grains.

Zinc amino acid chelate(zinc 15 mg):75 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.

Selenomethionine(selenium 26 microgram):64.6 microgram

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.

Turnea diffusa(damiana):extract equivalent to dry leaf 1 g (1000 mg)

Tribulus terrestris:extract equivalent to dry fruit 6 g (6000 mg)

Gingko biloba(ginkgo):extract equivalent to dry leaf 500 mg

Silybum marianum(milk thistle):extract equivalent to dry fruit 4 g (4000 mg)

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed.

Not suitable for use by children under 15 years.
  • Always read the label
  • Follows the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 microgram for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded
Men's health

Prostate Health Formula

¥197.55

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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

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Selenium is toxic in high doses. Selenium in dietary supplements should not exceed a daily dose of 150 microgram
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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