Posts Tagged ‘Free Testosterone’

5 Supplements that Lower SHBG Levels and Increase Free Testosterone Naturally

Sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) is a glycoprotein produced by the liver to regulate steroid hormones like testosterone (T) and dihydrotestosterone (DHT). SHBG works by binding into the active free-testosterone molecules, rendering them inactive and unable to bind the androgen receptor sites in the body. In layman terms, it reduces the activity of bodily androgens.…

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5 Foods High in Magnesium that Fit a Testosterone Optimized Diet

Magnesium is one of the essential micronutrients for human survival. It regulates more than 300 bodily enzymes and can increase free-testosterone levels by lowering the amount of sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) in blood. However, many magnesium rich foods are actually not that great for testosterone levels. Things like soybeans, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, peppermint, and…

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5 Foods High in Boron that Fit a Testosterone Boosting Diet

Boron might not be one of the 24 essential micronutrients for human survival, but it still has some interesting benefits in terms of testosterone production. More specifically, boron at 10mg for 7-days was able to; increase free testosterone levels by 28% decrease free estrogen levels by -39% boost DHT by 10% Note: For a full program on…

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Magnesium and Testosterone: More Free-T with Mg Supplementation?

Magnesium is the 11th most-abundant mineral in the human body, and it controls more than 300 bodily functions, along with hundreds of enzyme functions. Most people associate the mineral only with bone and heart health, but it’s so much more than just for the heart and bones… …You see magnesium is also the primary electrolyte…

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