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6 foods that boost men’s health

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You might have heard of “superfoods” — but some foods specifically have extra benefits for men.

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From bolstered testosterone to sprightly sperm, studies have identified the best foods for dudes.

Here are six foods that boost men’s health

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6. White button mushrooms

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In mice, scientists found white mushroom extract suppressed androgen receptor activity.

Androgens, a male sex hormone, can promote the growth of prostate cancer cells.

The study suggests the chemicals in white button mushrooms, in turn, could reduce levels of a prostate-specific antigen in blood.

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Soy foods, like edamame, have also been shown to reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer.

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In a 2017 study, men given one can of tomato juice a day for six weeks showed better “sperm motility.”

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That means how fast they could wiggle and swim. Sperm motility affects fertility.

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No joke: nuts are also linked to better overall sperm quality.

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These health heavy hitters are high in vitamin E, which is also beneficial to sperm health.

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Spinach is rich in magnesium, which can maintain testosterone levels and boost physical performance in men.

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