Category Archives: Testosterone

The Best Ways To Increase Testosterone Levels

There is a desire amongst men generally to increase testosterone levels. Not only does testosterone improve mood and feelings of well being, it also increases lean body tissue and reduces body fat. Increasing testosterone is not easy, and a number … Continue reading

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Can Boron Increase Testosterone and Build Muscle?

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Boron and Testosterone

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How Important Are Hormones to Body Composition?

The mainstream solution to weight gain and obesity is diet and exercise. In particular we are told that limiting the energy intake through an energy restricted diet, in combination with a further deficit of energy created through exercise is the … Continue reading

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A Short Body Building Lesson

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Zinc Insufficiency: Does It Cause Low Testosterone?

Zinc is an essential mineral in human nutrition. Zinc is essential because it acts as a cofactor in a large number of enzymes. One of the roles of zinc is that of reproductive physiology and growth, as children with low … Continue reading

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DHEA and Body Composition

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a steroid hormone produced by the zona reticularis of the adrenal cortex. Once produced, DHEA is readily sulphated by steroid sulphatases, and this results in 99 % of DHEA being present in plasma as the sulphated form. … Continue reading

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DHEA And Testosterone

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a steroid hormone naturally present in the plasma of humans. It is also present in a sulphated form DHEA-sulphate (formed by steroid sulphatases), which represents around 99 % of the total DHEA concentration in plasma. In humans, … Continue reading

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DHEA As A Testosterone Booster?

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Does Exercise Cause Fat Loss Because It Builds Muscle?

Many experts and laypersons alike believe that weight gain is caused by eating too much and doing too little. This ‘eat-too-much, do-too-little’ theory of weight gain is so ingrained in the mindset of the general population that it is almost … Continue reading

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