MICRONUTRIENTS

Micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) are necessary catalysts and co-factors in nearly all of the bodily metabolic processes. This obviously includes all of the key functions of the human endocrine system, such as; testosterone synthesis, thyroid hormone synthesis, sperm production, and the like.

Deficiency in any of the key vitamins or minerals can severely suppress your body's ability to produce testosterone, and in the articles below, we examine the importance of micronutrients on testosterone production, men's health, and overall basic bodily functions...

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Iron and Testosterone: Nutritionally Essential Micronutrient or Toxic Heavy-Metal that Suppresses Hormones?

By Ali Kuoppala | 29/12/2016 | 0 Comments
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Dietary iron is considered to be an essential micronutrient and nowadays many foods are fortified with it. How iron affects testosterone levels and overall health is still bit of a mystery to many people, and since it’s considered essential, many just shrug it of as “healthy”. Iron is commonly associated with some important health benefits, like being…

Vitamin E and Testosterone: How Essential are Tocopherols and Tocotrienols for Male Health and Hormone Optimization

By Ali Kuoppala | 27/12/2016 | 0 Comments
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vitamin E is a blanket term for a group of compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. These compounds occur naturally in various foods and are stored within the human body. Most notably, the fat-soluble vitamin E is known for its antioxidative effects, but there are certainly many other interesting applications to this micronutrient, one being that…

3 Important Vitamins for Natural Insulin Resistance Treatment

By Ali Kuoppala | 12/11/2016 | Comments Off on 3 Important Vitamins for Natural Insulin Resistance Treatment
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Insulin resistance isn’t fun. It means that your cells resist the hormone, causing your pancreas to pump out more and more to float around in the bloodstream, and when insulin is in the blood but doesn’t get into the cell, a host of negative effects take place. When insulin gets into the cell however, it’s…

5 Foods High in Potassium that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 24/08/2016 | 1 Comment
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The name potassium comes from potash (ashes of plants) from which the mineral was first isolated. Potassium ions are necessary for the function of virtually every cell of the human body. The body needs potassium in balance with sodium to maintain cardiac rhythm and nerve electrophysiology. We also need proper amounts of potassium for hormone production, sugar…

5 Foods High in Choline that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 13/08/2016 | 0 Comments
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Choline is one of the most important – yet most overlooked – vitamins that our bodies need to function optimally. We highly recommend choline supplementation and eating choline rich foods to all of our readers. Choline used to be called vitamin J, but now the water-soluble vitamin is most often grouped within the B-vitamin complex. “What…