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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5 Foods High in Iodine that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 07/08/2016 | 0 Comments
foods high in iodine

Iodine is a miracle mineral for the thyroid gland. The thyroid needs it to convert the thyroid hormone T4 into more potent T3. A conversion vital for nearly all metabolic processes of the body, including testosterone production. Lack of iodine in the diet is known of causing hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland), this in turn leads to significantly…

5 Foods High in Selenium that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments
foods high in selenium

Selenium is mostly known for its antioxidant properties, due to the fact that its a necessary micronutrient in the creation of glutathione (the body’s principal antioxidant compound). Selenium also works in conjunction with vitamin E and C to prevent oxidative damage in the body, and with iodine to upregualte thyroid function and metabolic rate. Multiple…

5 Foods High in Vitamin E that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 05/08/2016 | 0 Comments
foods high in vitamin e

Vitamin E is one of the 24 essential micronutrients for human survival. It’s a fat-soluble vitamin that comes naturally in the forms of tocopherols and tocotrienols, and is most well-known of having powerful antioxidant properties, but also benefits the body by being an enzyme coactivator and by playing a protective role in neurological function. One of…

5 Foods High in Vitamin C that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 04/08/2016 | 0 Comments
foods high in vitamin c

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is pretty awesome. Not only is it a vital micronutrient for human survival, it also maintains testosterone levels and protects hormones from the harmful effects of oxidative damage. There are many foods high in vitamin C, but for this article I have chosen 5 of them that perfectly fit a testosterone…

5 Foods High in Vitamin D that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

By Ali Kuoppala | 02/08/2016 | 0 Comments
vitamins for insulin resistance

Vitamin D is crucially important for the health of the human body… …And although we can get plenty from the sun, it’s also wise to eat foods dense in the vitamin, and also supplement with high-quality D3 supplement. When it comes to testosterone, vitamin D has been found to; Significantly correlate with higher serum testosterone…