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You are what you eat. That’s why eating a nutrient-dense diet is key to staying healthy, lean, and strong.

The good thing is, some of the best foods for you are also super easy to add to any meal!

With that said, here are ten of the best foods for men.

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Walnuts

Walnuts are an exceptional source of anti-inflammatory fatty acids and are great for your heart. Studies have shown that eating a one ounce-portion of walnuts once or more per week can prevent your chance of cardiovascular disease by up to 20%!

Eating walnuts also helps you control your hunger and appetite, whilst promoting your gut health.

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Broccoli 

Broccoli is one of the best veggies for you! It’s loaded with fibre, vitamin C to boost your iron levels, antioxidants to fight cancer, and sulforaphane which aids against inflammation.

Not to mention it tastes brilliant! Add it to your stir-frys, pasta dishes or chicken dishes.

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Strawberries

Strawberries are an excellent source of antioxidants that can slow down the damaging of cells and prevent cancer. Not only this, but it can lower your blood pressure, and a healthy dose can help in preventing dementia in old age.

The best part is you can easily add strawberries to your smoothies, pancakes or salads!

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Eggs

Eggs are packed with amino acids and healthy fats which make them a brilliant source of protein and energy. And the whites aren’t the only healthy part! The yolks contain choline – a fat-fighting nutrient. So eating eggs can actually help you trim down.

Plus who doesn’t love a couple of eggs in the morning?

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Grass-Fed Beef

Grass-fed beef is the perfect food for building muscle, which in turn aids in weight loss. It provides more than half of the recommended daily intake of protein in one serving! It’s also the number one food source of creatine, which increases muscle mass by getting protein to the muscles faster.

Also, one seven-ounce fillet of grass-fed steak only contains 234 calories and five grams of fat!

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Chillis

Chili peppers are great for boosting your metabolism and fighting infections. Studies have found that hot peppers hold anti-prostate-cancer properties.

Just add some chili flakes or half a chili peppers to your meal to obtain the rewards!

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Blueberries

A daily dose of blueberries protects us from heart disease and diabetes, whilst they can also assist in weight loss.

Blueberries are high in polyphenols that protect cells in the heart and help lower our blood pressure.

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Avocados

Avocados offer nearly 20 vitamins and minerals in every serving, including B vitamins which help fight off disease. Eating avocados also help control blood pressure, aid with cell repair and they are good for your eyes!

Not only this, but they are low in sugar and high in fibre – leaving you full for longer.

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Spinach

Spinach has a host of benefits. Consuming it may reduce oxidative stress, promote eye health, fight cancer, and regulate blood pressure.

Spinach is high in iron which in turn will spike your energy levels, as well as being high in fibre which will benefit your digestion.

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Pesto

Packed with antioxidants and sources of calcium, pesto is great for normalising your blood pressure and keeping your heart healthy!

Plus you can work it into a variety of foods like pasta, pizza or salads!

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