Category Archives: Testosterone

Vitamin K and Testosterone

Hormonal interactions are difficult to quantify as there are so many variables at play. This makes it very difficult to determine the effects of nutrients on hormones, and giving advice on which nutrients may affect testosterone levels is therefore replete … Continue reading

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L-Theanine: Hormonal Effects

Evidence suggests that green tea can inhibit steroidogenesis and may decrease testosterone levels in rats. However, it is not clear if this effect is common to humans, or whether there are special considerations regarding the methods of the studies that … Continue reading

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How Does D-Aspartic Acid Cause Testosterone Release?

In mammals, D-Aspartic acid has been shown to have a significant effect on the hypothalamo-pituitary-testicular axis. In this regard, D-aspartic acid may cause the release of luteinizing hormone from the brain, and also testosterone release from the testes. In rats, … Continue reading

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Can Carbohydrate and Protein Influence Testosterone Levels?

It is known that testosterone levels in men can be influenced by the diet, particularly the fat and total energy levels. However, other macronutrients may also have an effect. Some evidence suggests that the protein to carbohydrate ratio may significantly … Continue reading

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Curcumin: Testosterone

Circumin is a component of the spice turmeric that is derived from the Curcuma longa plant. Curcumin has been researched for its various healthy effects that may stem from the ability of the compound to act as an antioxidant and … Continue reading

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Magnesium and Testosterone

Magnesium is an important macromineral that is required in gram amounts. Magnesium is essential because it is an important cation in the body and is required as a cofactor by a number of enzymes. Some evidence supports a role for … Continue reading

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Garlic and Male Reproduction

Garlic is a medicinal plant with a number of beneficial health effects in humans and animals. Garlic is high in sulporous chemicals and these provide some of the health effects. However a number of other phytochemicals also contribute, particularly to … Continue reading

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Can Oats Protect From Fl;uroide Toxicity

Fluoride is a toxic metal that can have significant detrimental effects on animals and human health. One of the important detrimental effects of fluoride is that of reducing fertility. In particular, fluoride may decrease sperm motility, sperm production and hormonal … Continue reading

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Magnesium, Testosterone and IGF-1

Magnesium is an important cation and one that plays a wide number of roles in normal physiological function. Magnesium in the diet is generally well absorbed, but the typical Western diet is depleted in magnesium because it contains foods that … Continue reading

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Magnesium and Testosterone

Magnesium deficiency is a common problem in those who eat the typical Western diet because the diet is depleted in the main sources of magnesium, which are whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Further, magnesium depleted soils exacerbate the problem. One … Continue reading

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