Men's Health

Manage Your Microbiome

Wheat Bread

Whole grains, such as wheat and rye, promote the growth of immune-system-strengthening bacteria in your gut, specifically levels of Lactobacillus.

—Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Fiber

Plant foods rich in roughage can help protect

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Men's Health

Men's Health3 min read
Why Do We Rage?
IF BEING ANNOYED is on the low end of our temper thermometers, says Robert Nemerovski, Psy.D., of California, anger is somewhere in the middle and rage is all the way at the top. Nemerovski describes this spectrum as a “kindling process.” We each acc
Men's Health3 min read
Get That Upper-Body Taper
“IT’S ALL ABOUT the ‘V-taper,’” says veteran trainer Bobby Maximus, author of Maximus Body and a man who’s worked with everyone from A-list stars to Navy SEALs. “Nothing says ‘fit’ like broad sculpted shoulders, wide lats, and big arms.” They’re all
Men's Health2 min read
The Future of CONDOMS
CONDOM-RELATED hijinks are funny on TV, but their sensation-numbing, user-unfriendly design means a lot of men either don’t use protection or do so improperly. In our survey, 30 percent of men said they would never use a condom, because it ruins sex.