do vegan diets lower testosterone levels

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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surprising estrogen suppressing foods

Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Fact is that estrogen – even though it’s called the female hormone – is also present in the male body. It has some functions, for joints and memory mainly, but in excess it leads to problems such as: man boobs, mood swings, feminizing body changes, and generally, lack of…

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foods high in vitamin a

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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weird tricks that boost t levels naturally

By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD There are some impressive benefits that can be achieved with short-term (intermittent) fasting. Such as; improved insulin sensitivity, increased androgen sensitivity, better food control, and significantly increased 24-hour growth hormone levels. One of the less discussed benefits of IF…

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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 problems with weight gain, high blood sugar, and water retention,…

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probiotics testosterone

By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Probiotics occur naturally in fermented foods. They provide health benefits to the consumer through displacing the “bad gut bacteria” with more of the better ones. The vast list of scientifically proven probiotic benefits includes things like: increased testosterone levels,…

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brain boosting foods for memory and focus

By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD While there’s lots of discussion about brain boosting supplements (nootropics, smart drugs, etc), many forget that some naturally occurring foods are awesome for improving cognitive functions. They hold within crucial micronutrients that nourish the complex functions of the…

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nuts and testosterone levels

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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