Excessive fat oxidation (β-oxidation) drives diabetes

An association between intracellular fat accumulation and insulin resistance has been found. But an association is not a cause... The hypothesis was that β-oxidation is too slow and as a result, fats start to accumulate in the cells and this causes insulin resistance, thus the inability to transport glucose into the cell and reduce glucose … Continue reading Excessive fat oxidation (β-oxidation) drives diabetes

Uncoupling: Secret to Fat loss and Health

Uncoupling protein, aka thermogenin, are proteins found in the inner mitochondrial membrane of the cell. Protons generated in the Kreb cycle leave the mitochondria via the electron transport chain, and then re-enter the mitochondria via the ATPase enzyme for the synthesis of ATP. This is called coupled respiration. With uncoupled respiration, protons re-enter the mitochondria … Continue reading Uncoupling: Secret to Fat loss and Health

Signs / symptoms of high estrogen/aromatase and top 5 supplements to inhibit the aromatase

Blocking the aromatase is crucial for decreasing estrogen, whether you have high testosterone or not. Lower aromatase activity will leaves more testosterone to bind with androgen receptors to exert its anabolic effect, as well as to be converted to DHT via 5-AR (5 alpha reductase). High Estrogen symptoms include: Pelvic painNight wakings and sweats (can't sleep … Continue reading Signs / symptoms of high estrogen/aromatase and top 5 supplements to inhibit the aromatase

Signs / symptoms of high prolactin and top 5 supplements to lower it

Prolactin, also known as the lactating hormone, is secreted from the pituitary gland. This hormone is able to induce gynecomastia in men. Hyperprolactinemia is associated with inflammatory conditions such as autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis and acute inflammation. Signs of high prolactin: low testosteronelow libidoimpotencegynecomastiadepressed well-being (low dopamine)pain or headache at the … Continue reading Signs / symptoms of high prolactin and top 5 supplements to lower it

60 Best ways to lower Serotonin

Serotonin is always thought of being the happy hormone and that by increasing it has an anti-depressant effect. As a matter of fact, the majority of anti-depressants is selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and more than 90% of the people on anti-depressant medication is on SSRI. Before SSRI became so popular, there were studies done showing … Continue reading 60 Best ways to lower Serotonin

Inhibit Aromatase: 31 Potent Supplements

Blocking the aromatase is crucial for decreasing estrogen, whether you have high testosterone or not. The less aromatase leaves more testosterone to bind with androgen receptors as well as to be converted to DHT via 5-AR (5 alpha reductase). High Estrogen symptoms include: Pelvic painNight wakings and sweats (can't sleep through the night)Hot flashesEdema, puffiness, water … Continue reading Inhibit Aromatase: 31 Potent Supplements

Vitamin K2, pro-testosterone, anti-estrogen, joint repair

Vitamin K, the last fat soluble vitamin discovered, exerts unique and extremely important functions in the body. Vitamin K works in synergy with the other fat soluble vitamins, A, D and E. Although it's a fat soluble vitamin, the body cannot store large amounts of it, and it gets used up quite quickly. Hence, frequent … Continue reading Vitamin K2, pro-testosterone, anti-estrogen, joint repair