Posts Tagged ‘Vitamin’

Vitamin E and Testosterone: How Essential are Tocopherols and Tocotrienols for Male Health and Hormone Optimization

vitamin E is a blanket term for a group of compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. These compounds occur naturally in various foods and are stored within the human body. Most notably, the fat-soluble vitamin E is known for its antioxidative effects, but there are certainly many other interesting applications to this micronutrient, one being that…

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3 Important Vitamins to Naturally Improve Insulin Sensitivity

Insulin resistance isn’t fun. It means that your cells resist the hormone, causing your pancreas to pump out more and more to float around in the bloodstream, and when insulin is in the blood but doesn’t get into the cell, a host of negative effects take place. When insulin gets into the cell however, it’s…

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How to Maximize The Absorption Of Vitamins and Mineral Supplements

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 vital for our survival. With that being said, certain supplements can help increase testosterone, thyroid function…

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B Vitamin Complex Foods: The Only 3 You Need to Cover Daily Needs

There are 8 different water-soluble vitamins that are commonly categorized as “B vitamins”. Vitamin B1 (thiamine) Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Vitamin B3 (niacin) Vitamin B5 (panthothenic acid) Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) Vitamin B7 (biotin) Vitamin B9 (folic acid) Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalomin) The body uses the vitamins from the B complex in various functions, including the production of metabolic energy,…

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Choline Foods: 5 Foods Rich in Choline for the Methylator Benefits

Choline is one of the most important – yet most overlooked – vitamins that our bodies need to function optimally. We highly recommend choline supplementation and eating choline rich foods to all of our readers. Choline used to be called vitamin J, but now the water-soluble vitamin is most often grouped within the B-vitamin complex. “What…

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6 DHT Supplements to Increase 5-a Reductase Naturally

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 the body and is bound for roughly five times longer than testosterone is. And whereas testosterone…

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Vitamin E Foods: 5 Foods Rich in Natural Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

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…

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