Posts Tagged ‘PUFA’

Avena Sativa and Testosterone: The Common Oat & Hormones

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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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Fish Oil and Testosterone: Omega-3’s & Androgenic Hormones

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD When you read articles about increasing testosterone levels naturally from the internet, a lot of them state that one should eat “healthy fats”. Then they follow with a nice little list, somewhat like this; “Eat more nuts, more fish,…

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Vitamin E and Testosterone: Tocopherols & Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Mon 24 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD vitamin E is a blanket term for a group of compounds called tocopherols and tocotrienols. These compounds occur naturally in various foods and are stored within the human body. Most notably, the fat-soluble vitamin E is known for its…

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Nuts and Testosterone: Surprising Effects on Androgens

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Oh nuts. The tasty nutrient rich fat bombs. Are they good or bad for testosterone production though? That’s the flaming question we (for some reason) get asked a lot. The answer is yes, and then also no. Whether nuts…

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Trans Fat and Testosterone: One of the Worst Fats to Consume

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It seems to be in general knowledge that trans fatty-acids are extremely unhealthy and should be avoided. With that being said, most people still don’t really understand what they are, and which bodily systems they affect. Hence, why in this article, you’ll learn about the following topics: What are trans fats? Why are trans fats…

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Nigella Sativa and Testosterone: Black Seed Oil & Hormones

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Gerardo Sison, PharmD Black seed oil (BSO) is the oil extracted from the seeds of black cumin (nigella sativa, black seed). Black cumin products are native to southern Asia, and they’re most commonly used as a spice in Indian and Middle Eastern…

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7 Foods that Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

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By Ali Kuoppala | Last reviewed Tue 25 September 2018 Medical Review by Dr. Stefano Pizzo, MD & Dr. Vlad Belghiru, MD Just like there are many foodstuffs which can increase testosterone levels, there are also many foods that lower testosterone in men. In this article, we’re looking at 7 possible foods and/or food groups that can…

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