Ashwagandha – adaptogenic, androgenic & anabolic

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera, Indian ginseng) is probably the most well-known adaptogen herb there is, which is used in Ayurveda medicine. Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine practiced in India can be traced back to 6000 BC. For most of these 6000 years, Ashwagandha has been used as a Rasayana (nourishes, detoxifies, enhances immunity). The root … Continue reading Ashwagandha – adaptogenic, androgenic & anabolic

Magnesium – a top dog mineral

Magnesium is a macromineral, which we require quite a large amount of daily. Everyone seems to know the importance of this mineral, yet so many people are deficient. Mg is involved in numerous processes in the body, which includes: heart rhythmvascular tonenerve functionmuscle contraction and relaxationbone formationenergy metabolism - adenosine triphosphate (ATP) productionDNA and RNA … Continue reading Magnesium – a top dog mineral

Thyroid and testosterone production

How does your thyroid status affect your androgen levels? The thyroid produces two hormones, namely T4 and T3. T4 is converted to T3 via the deiodinases enzyme and T4 levels are always higher than T3 levels. T4 is just considered as a pro-hormone, as it's converted to T3, which is the active hormone. T3 binds with … Continue reading Thyroid and testosterone production

Vitamin D, the steroid vitamin

Vitamin D is actually a hormone (steroid) and not a vitamin, as our bodies can synthesize vitamin D from UVB rays from the sun and convert it into its active form which then acts as a hormone in the body. It's very difficult to get all our vitamin D from food sources alone, and we … Continue reading Vitamin D, the steroid vitamin

Carbs – what is best for healthy living and optimal testosterone

Carbohydrates are one of the macro-nutrients which are very beneficial for overall health & testosterone. However when we say "carbs", it's from a natural complex source, such as fruit, vegetables, organic raw dairy and raw honey.   The good thing about natural high complex carbohydrates is that it contains minerals and vitamins that your body … Continue reading Carbs – what is best for healthy living and optimal testosterone

Dietary Fiber: good or bad for High Testosterone?

Some think fiber is awesome, and others want to avoid it like the plague for higher testosterone... so which is it? Health benefits of dietary fiber. Higher fiber intake significantly lowers the risk for developing: coronary heart diseasestrokehypertensiondiabetesobesity, and certain gastrointestinal diseaseshigh cholesterol levelsIncreases nutrient absorption Increased intake of soluble fiber improves: glycemiainsulin sensitivity in non-diabetic … Continue reading Dietary Fiber: good or bad for High Testosterone?

Bananas for Testosterone

  I enjoy eating fruit and mainly because it has lots of benefits. For one, you eat it raw, so it's still in it's natural state and unaltered by a cooking process or other harmful processes. One of these great beneficial fruits are bananas. They are known for being a great energy booster and provide … Continue reading Bananas for Testosterone

Minerals that increase androgens

Minerals are micro-nutrients which are very important for tons of different functions in the body. A deficiency in almost any micro nutrient will result in a drop in testosterone as well as influence your health negatively. Calcium Calcium is important for improving bone mineral density, involved in neurotransmitters and muscle contraction. It's also been found … Continue reading Minerals that increase androgens

Macro-nutrients: 3 types of foods you should be eating for testosterone

Eating the correct macro nutrients is a must do if you want to optimize your androgen hormones and your physique... It's a terrible idea to omit any kind of macro nutrient for any kind of goal you might have. Let's get to the meat and potatoes of this post... Protein Protein is actually more important for … Continue reading Macro-nutrients: 3 types of foods you should be eating for testosterone