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Making Mr. Right

A nutrient-rich diet and a healthy lifestyle is a man’s strongest line of defense against preventable illnesses, like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and stroke. Develop a healthful eating plan now to help prevent the development of illness and disease later in life.

A healthy diet for men includes:

  • Filling half your plate with fruits and vegetables
  • Including tomatoes or a tomato-based food like pasta sauce in your diet because research indicates that the antioxidant lycopene found in tomato products may help prevent prostate cancer
  • Making at least half of your grains, whole grains. Replace refined grains with whole-grain bread, cereal, pasta, brown rice or oats.
  • At least two to three 8-ounce servings of fish per week
  • Choosing lean meats
  • At least 38 grams of fiber a day for younger men; 30 grams of fiber a day for men older than 50
  • Choosing unsaturated fats like oils, nuts and salad dressings instead of saturated fats like full-fat dairy foods, butter and high-fat sweets
  • 4,700 milligrams a day of potassium from fruits, vegetables and milk products
  • Less sodium than you think. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend consuming 2,300 milligrams of sodium per day, which is about 1 teaspoon of salt

For more information on a healthier lifestyle for men, consult a registered dietitian in your area and visit http://www.EatRight.org/MensHealth.

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Reviewed November 2012