Posts Tagged ‘Mineral’

Iron and Testosterone: Essential or just Harmful Heavy-Metal?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD 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…

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8 Natural Testosterone Boosters with Proven Benefits

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD The questions I get asked most often are all related to supplementation. Most of the time these are new readers of AM, who have recently started taking interest in natural hormone optimization, and now they are looking for that…

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How to Maximize The Absorption Of Supplements

By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD All of the micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) have important actions in the body. Some so much that we would die without them in our system. Supplements, herbs, amino acids and whatnot, can also be important, but they are not…

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Potassium Foods: 5 Kalium-Rich Foods for Electrolyte Balance

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD 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…

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6 DHT Supplements to Increase 5-a Reductase Naturally

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD DHT is a male hormone, androgen, similarly to testosterone. They are similar, yet different. Dihydrotestosterone, which is actually made from testosterone via the conversion caused by the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, has 2-3 times higher affinity towards the androgen receptors of…

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Iodine Foods: 5 Foods for Thyroid Benefits

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Iodine is a miracle mineral for the thyroid gland. The thyroid needs it to create the thyroid hormone T4, a hormone vital for nearly all metabolic processes of the body, including testosterone production. Lack of iodine in the diet is known of causing…

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Selenium Foods: 5 Foods Rich the Mineral

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD 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…

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Calcium Foods: 5 Great Source of Ca Mineral

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Calcium is one of the 24 essential micronutrients for human survival. It also has a role in testosterone production, and of course, in maintaining healthy bones and teeth. If you can’t get enough from your diet, it’s highly recommended…

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