Time and time again scientific research suggests that we do not get enough vitamins and minerals to sustain ourselves. This is somewhat a result of our modern day diets but also a result of our inability to produce several vitamins and minerals. If you’re the type of guy who’s pushing himself to his physical and mental limits, supplements can help you improve and sustain your hectic lifestyle.
Outside of potentially ‘performance’ enhancing capabilities, supplements will keep you fit and healthy as well as improving your immune system meaning you’ll be able to fight off any nasties that might come your way … cough, cough, coronavirus. The world of supplements can be a seemingly overwhelming place with a myriad of different options, we’ve riddled it down to five key supplements that will give any man an edge.
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This one is kind of obvious and it should be your first port of call. Men's multivitamins are packed with a selection of different vitamins and minerals that will help improve yourself across the board. Check the ingredients of the product you're buying to see what specific benefits they might have.
Zinc is known to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, reduce your risk of age related diseases, improve your skin (acne) and speeds the healing of wounds. Zinc isn't made by the body and is hard to come by in foods so supplementing it is the best way to avoid deficiency.
Omega 3 is widely known to have a great deal of benefits for the body and the mind. It can help fight depression and anxiety, improve eye health, help reduce the risk factors of heart disease, reduce inflammation, improves joint health and reduces the risk of autoimmune disease among many other benefits.
Vitamin D3 has a range of health benefits, including promoting bone health, lowering blood pressure, improving heart health and improving your overall mood.
For those of you workout frequently, magnesium might be one of the most beneficial supplements you'll take. It can help improve athletic performance, reduce cramps, it fights depression, can help lower blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory benefits.