Posts Tagged ‘Vitamin’

Vitamin E and Testosterone: Tocopherols & Androgens

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

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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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3 Vitamins to Naturally Improve Insulin Sensitivity

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

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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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B Vitamin Foods: The Only 3 You Need to Cover RDA%

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

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Choline Foods: 5 Foods Rich in the Methylator Vitamin

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

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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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Vitamin E Foods: 5 Foods Rich Tocopherols

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

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