Posts Tagged ‘Protein’

Protein and Testosterone: Amino Acids & Hormones

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Protein is easily the least demonized of the macronutrients, and when it comes to male health, people actually love it a bit too much. Especially the guys involved in any form of weightlifting, some of them consuming ridiculously high…

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Fats and Testosterone: Dietary Fat, PUFA, & Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Nutrition has a key role in our natural testosterone production. And one of the biggest factors in our diets is macronutrient ratios and the types of macronutrients we consume. When it comes to dietary fat, it has arguably the…

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Vegan Diet and Testosterone: Make Plant-Based Work for You

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD There’s this common notion related to plant-based diets that they would lower testosterone levels in men and make them less masculine. In fact, one recent study examined the popular view about men who are vegans and vegetarians, and came to…

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5 Foods that Improve Insulin Sensitivity Naturally

By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Insulin has been heavily demonized in the media as of late, when in reality, it increases testosterone production, promotes muscle protein synthesis, and prevents hyperglycemic neuronal toxicity. It is when your body isn’t sensitive towards insulin that you run into…

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Eggs and Testosterone: Cholesterol & Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Amidst the various health food crazes of the modern day, it seems that everything is low carb, fat-free, gluten-free, and/or vegan. While many self-proclaimed fitness gurus swear up-and-down by living a life of restriction when it comes to food,…

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3 Reasons to Eat More Gelatin & Collagen

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD For optimal functioning of the body and endocrine system, one should consume adequate amounts of protein (not too much though) and also make sure that the protein comes from balanced sources so that the amino acid profile is…

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Carnitine and Testosterone: Androgen Receptor Agonist

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Carnitine is a compound that our bodies naturally synthesize from the amino acids lysine and methionine. It’s often used as a brain booster, due to the facts that it protects neurons, and may increase alertness.  Carnitine is also used as a fat…

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