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Avena Sativa and Testosterone: The Common Oat & Hormones

By Ali Kuoppala | 17/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Avena sativa or “the common oat” is the grain most people should be already quite familiar with. There seems to be this general consensus among the bodybuilding world that oats and avena sativa supplements (which are basically glorified oat…

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Pomegranates and Testosterone: Nitric Oxide & More

By Ali Kuoppala | 17/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD The pomegranate (Punica grantum) is an antioxidant-rich fruit with small red edible seeds. It originates from the Mediterranean region, but nowadays, the use of this delicious fruit has spread around the globe. Due to the many claims made about the…

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Stinging Nettle Root and Testosterone: Natural SHBG Blocker

By Ali Kuoppala | 16/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD  Stinging nettle root (Urtica dioica) is a common plant most should already be familiar with. It’s added into many testosterone booster supplements, and generally, stinging nettle is labeled by some as a testosterone raising herbal supplement that works by inhibiting…

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How to Build a Home Gym: 6 Critical Pieces of Equipment

By Ali Kuoppala | 15/02/2017
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 Hopefully, you’re already aware of the impact proper weight training can have on testosterone levels and bodily androgen utilization. (In case you’re not, go back and read how a basic resistance training routine increased resting testosterone levels by 40% in just 4-weeks and how strength training impacts androgen receptor density). If you’re lucky enough to have…

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Natural Steroids: 3 Surprisingly Anabolic Foods

By Ali Kuoppala | 15/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD For years, bodybuilders and health-conscious men have looked into ways to optimize natural testosterone production. One of the things that have gained quite some interest, has been some specific foods that boost testosterone levels. And it has been already…

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DAA and Testosterone: D-Aspartic Acid Under Examination

By Ali Kuoppala | 14/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD  D-Aspartic acid – or DAA – which is a non-essential amino acid naturally found in various bodily tissues, hit the bodybuilding World like a storm few years ago. All it took for the supplement companies to make millions of…

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Carbohydrates and Testosterone: Non-Essential but Still Important

By Ali Kuoppala | 13/02/2017
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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Carbohydrates have been unfairly bashed in the media for the last few years. Nowadays, many people are dumb enough to believe that increased carb intake would make them gain weight and that the “most evil of them all” – sugar,…