Posts Tagged ‘testosterone’

Fenugreek and Testosterone: More Harmful than Helpful?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a common herb that originates from the Indian herbal medicine; Ayurveda. Its claimed use is to enhance masculinity and libido. The seed powder and seed extracts of the fenugreek plant are commonly used in various…

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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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Caffeine and Testosterone: Coffee for AR Activation and cAMP?

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD If you’ve been reading my older posts here, you already know that I’ve been somewhat of an anti-coffee guy in the past. That’s because research has shown time after time that caffeine consumption leads to dose-dependent increases in cortisol…

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Nuts and Testosterone: Surprising Effects on Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Oh nuts. The tasty nutrient rich fat bombs. Are they good or bad for testosterone production though? That’s the flaming question we (for some reason) get asked a lot. The answer is yes, and then also no. Whether nuts…

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What is Testosterone? The Basics and Production of Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD Sadly, most guys who start optimizing their natural testosterone production, don’t really know how the hormone works and is produced in the first place. Even though the process is the exact thing that they’re trying to optimize, hack,…

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