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Dave Foreman

Quick Tips For Men

by Dave Foreman
Volume 7, Issue 4
- Repair And Recovery
- Homeopathy May Be The Relief You Are Looking For
- Antioxidants For Serious Health Concerns
- Acne (And Other Acne Related Skin Issues)
- Arrhythmias
- Using Tonics To Improve Your Health
- Ask The Herbal Pharmacist
Archives
- Herbal Pharmacist Health Update
- Smart Weight Loss Options
- Allergy Relief Alternatives
- Focus: Women's Health
- Menopause Symptom Relief
- Focus: Men's Healths
- Ask The Herbal Pharmacist
- Antioxidants for Blood Sugar Control
- Bone Health 101
- The Basics for Healthy Eyes
- Uterine Fibroids (revisited)
- Wait Before You Cut!

- Holiday Travel Tips
- Time for a Tune Up
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Energy: Who needs more?
- PCOS-Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Heavy Legs
- Stay Hydrated this Summer
- Lower Back Problems-Sciatica
- Antioxidants for Cardiovascular Health
- Prostate Health: not just an old man’s concern
- Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Fats? Good for you?
- Prostatitis
- Superfoods
- Timing your Training Supplements
- Juice Up Your Life with Superjuices
- Infant Corner-Homeopathy
- Foundational Health
- Top Toxins
- Fall Cleansing
- Heart Health
- Protein Recovery and Repair
- High Blood Pressure
- Tart Cherries
- Infant Corner: DHA
- Healthy Digestion: Is it possible?
- Holiday Gift Ideas
- Herbal Tea
- Tired, moody, can’t sleep? It might be STRESS.
- Infant Corner: Healthy Digestion
- Healthy Aging
- Breast Cancer
- Get a Jump on the Winter Cold and Flu Season
- Children's Essentials: No-Guilt Popsicles
- Infant Corner: Breastfeeding - Energize Yourself
- Is Beauty Only Skin Deep?
- Hot Health Tip: Swimmer's Ear
- Infant Corner: Teething
- Understanding Homeopathy
- Green Foods Supplements
- Amino Acids
- Dry Eyes
- Infant Corner: Diaper Rash
- Blood Sugar Control
- The Herbal Pharmacist Consultation:Blood Sugar Concerns & More
- Sciatic Issues?
- Separating Myths From The Facts About Probiotics
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Infant Corner: Cradle Cap
- Swine Flu and Flu Season Worries:
- The Herbal Pharmacist Consultation:Weight Loss
- Quick Tips For Hypertension
- New Year's Resolutions
- A Natural Approach to Ear Infections
- Unraveling The Vitamin D Story
- Infant Corner: Prenatal Care
- Protein-Hype Or Hope
- Drug-Nutrient Interactions
- PMS-Something New
- Guide To Designing Your Supplement Regimen
- Why Can't I Sleep?
- Infant Corner: Developmental Support
- Hints for a Clearer Complexion
- Dental Tips
- Infant Corner
- Breast Cancer
- Healthy Aging
- Infant health corner
- Immune Support
- Secrets of Healthy Fats Revealed
- 4 Steps to Building a Healthy You–Step 4
- Chia seeds part II
- Healthy fats revisited
- Prostate health
- Infant health corner
- Fish oil & coq10
- 4 Steps to Building a Healthy You–Step 3
- Quick Tips for Women
- Bone Health
- Skin Health
- Quick Tips for Men
- Quick Fix For Allergy Sufferers
- 4 Steps to Building a Healthy You–Step 2
- Beauty Sleep
- Eye Health
- Weight Loss
- 4 Steps to Building a Healthy You
- Holiday Digestion
- Winter Dry Skin Tips
- Alzheimer's Disease
- TMJ Syndrome
- Breast Cancer Facts
- Bone Health
- Healthy Aging
- Children's Supplements
- Chia Seed the new superfood
- Understanding Chromium
- Water perhaps the most critical nutrient
- Stress! Tips to relax
- Allergy Tips
- There's A New CoQ10 In Town
- Tired? Quick tips for getting your energy level up
- Fats: Good For You?
- Flu Season
- Go Away Aches & Pains
- Oh!!My Aching Back
- Ear Infections
- How Sporty Are You
- No Bones About It
- Nattokinase
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- IBS
- Fiber
- Skin Cancer
- Sleep Problems
- Specific Herbs For Men
- Cleansing
- Nails
- PMS
- Probiotics
- Specific Herbs for Women
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Your Breath Stinks
- Blood Pressure
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(CFS)
- Colorectal Cancer
- Uterine Fibroid
- The Eyes Have It
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
-Putting Out the Fire
- Solving America's Energy Crisis
- Natural Gum Care
- Jazz Up Your Life with Juice
- Natural Relief for SAD
- Immunity Know-How
- Stop Smoking!!
- Let's Talk About Irregularity
- Free Radicals
- Asthma
- Memory Problems
- L-Carnitine
- Men's Health
- Women's Health
- The Four Pillars of Great Health
- Blood Sugar Control
- Probiotics
- Supplement Interactions
- Are You Consumer Smart?
- Digestive Blues
- Taking Control of Stress
- Heart Health
- Pycnogenol®
- Seasonal Affective Disorder
- Greens
- Is Beauty Only Skin Deep?
- Happy (and Healthy) Trails to You!

Dave Foreman, RPh, ND is a pharmacist, Naturopathic Doctor, author, television commentator, radio host and practitioner of natural living and holistic approaches to better health. His weekly radio program is broadcast throughout North America. Dave is currently a contributing columnist for Pharmacy Today magazine and several other natural health publications.

It wouldn't be right to write an April - June newsletter and only cover women (Mother's Day) and leave out something for the male readers (Father's Day). Years ago, the majority of attendees of my seminars were women. They seemed to be the only ones interested in preventative health. But now, the number of men seems to be equal, and I think it is because we are sick and tired of being sick and tired. The following will give you an idea of how I (44 year old male) would build my supplement program. You can adjust this based on your age and needs.

SPECIAL NEEDS -We all have something we are either trying to "treat" or "prevent" (cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, etc.), so start there first. For starters, I think that all men over the age of 35 should consider using a prostate health supplement. Here is what you should look for:

  • Prostate 5LX (New Chapter)
  • Ultra Natural Prostate Formulation (Life Extension)
  • Prostate Advantage (Enzymatic Therapy)
  • Prostate Health Formula (Natural Factors)
  • ANTIOXIDANT -The selection of your antioxidant may vary depending on any other special need(s) you may have. For now, I am assuming that you have no other needs except for general health and wellness. Product Choices:

  • Super Critical Antioxidant (New Chapter)
  • Antioxidant Cocktail II (Vitamin Shoppe)
  • Daily Antioxidant (Weil Nutritional Supplements)
  • Antioxidant Complex (Vitamin Shoppe)
  • Antioxidant Super Food (Futurebiotics) (Yes, these are the same examples used in the Women's article. These are based on health, not gender.)
  • OMEGA-3 (FISH OIL BLEND) -What you choose here is mostly up to you and your needs. Omega-3s from fish are high in both EPA and DHA and will help in every area of your health. This is a critical nutrient that can't be overlooked when creating your supplement regimen. I personally use Coromega, but find that Nordic Naturals and Carlson Laboratories are excellent choices too.

    PROBIOTIC -Probiotics are part of my everyday program regardless of age or gender. They support two functions in the body - digestion and immunity. Without replenishing these friendly bacteria on a regular basis, I believe you will open yourself up to other health challenges from either prolonged nutrient depletion or by a weakened immune and/or digestive system. I would love for all of us to use a blend of bacteria - not just one specific strain. Consider using any one of the following:

  • Advanced Probiotic 30 Billion
  • Reuteri Pearls
  • Dr. Ohhira's Probiotc 12
  • Flora Smart
  • MULTIVITAMIN -Don't think that one size fits all. We have specific nutritional needs just like women do. You need to seek out a multivitamin designed for who you are: male and what age. I prefer to use whole food vitamins. If not, pick a natural vitamin (second best alternative). Here are some great selections:

  • Every Man or Every Man II (New Chapter)
  • Doctors Choice Male Teen, Men and 50+ Men
  • Vitamin Shoppe Whole Food for Men
  • Vitamin Code Men's
  • Don't sell yourself short. To truly be a healthy individual with incredible strength and vitality, you need to take a complete supplement program - not just a vitamin. Following the guidelines above will assure you that you have the supplemental part of your health covered.

     
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