A man in your 30s? What you need to know about your overall health

Nutrition, exercise and health tips

Stay active: many men not only stop playing team sports in their 30s but also give up exercising altogether, which can lead to dangers to their health  Stay active: many men not only stop playing team sports in their 30s but also give up exercising altogether, which can lead to dangers to their health

Stay active: many men not only stop playing team sports in their 30s but also give up exercising altogether, which can lead to dangers to their health Stay active: many men not only stop playing team sports in their 30s but also give up exercising altogether, which can lead to dangers to their health

Our bodies and our minds change as we go through life. Every decade brings its own physical and mental needs and challenges, and it is up to us to make the most of each. Here we ask experts about the big issues for thirty-somethings in terms of nutrition, exercise and the worries that dominate this decade for men.

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. You can find articles, columns, advice and tips at irishtimes.com/health, as well as in print every Tuesday in the Health & Family Supplement.

Nutrition & Alcohol

Fertility can become a significant issue for men in this age group, says consultant nutritionist Gaye Godkin, who recommends eating lots of food rich in protein and in zinc, which is closely associated with good sperm health.

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