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Naturally Increase Testosterone - Can Certain Foods Really Increase Testosterone?

The infamous male hormone testosterone is one of the factors that determines how much muscle you are able to develop and how quickly you are able to develop this muscle. Of course, testosterone also does other things too like regulate body and facial hair, deepen one's voice, and even create sex drive.

In any event, having a large volume of testosterone circulating throughout your body will definitely help you pack on lots of muscle...precisely why so many bodybuilders resort to synthetic testosterone, or steroids. Believe it or not there are actually quite a few natural methods for bolstering your testosterone levels without resorting to harmful and illegal drugs like steroids.

One of the things you can do to get more testosterone pumping through your system is to eat certain kinds of food. It sounds far fetched, but just consuming certain kinds of foods can make a big difference in your body's testosterone levels and hence on the amount of muscle you are able to pack on.

Here is a quick list of foods and meals that can help you naturally increase your testosterone....

Steak and Eggs - This American breakfast favorite is a great way to get the testosterone juices flowing because of cholesterol. While normally a bad substance that can do damage to your heart, cholesterol has been shown to naturally increase testosterone in men and cholesterol can be found in eggs and red meat.

Zinc - This is mineral does all kinds of things for the body and one of those things just happens to be increasing testosterone levels. You can purchase inexpensive zinc supplements at just about any vitamin store and/or eat foods like oysters, turkey, chicken liver, almonds, and seeds like pumpkin and sunflower seeds.

Indoles - Estrogen is a largely female hormone that is also found in men. As estrogen levels are increased testosterone levels naturally decrease. Indoles is a compound found in certain foods that can decrease estrogen and as a consequence, bolster testosterone levels. Foods that are high in this indole compound include Brussels sprouts (every child's favorite vegetable), cauliflower, broccoli and cabbage.

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