Can Diet Affect Testosterone? (BLA S4E10)

Can Diet Affect Testosterone? (BLA S4E10)

If you search the word testosterone into youtube you will get thousands of videos telling you how you can increase your testosterone through diet alone. There are a lot of people making some pretty insane claims, but which of these claims actually have any evidence? Today I'm going to walk you through the two main concepts for eating a diet that promotes a healthy level of testosterone, and how to figure out which advice is misguided.

CHAPTERS

00:00 - Intro

00:35 - Sensational Claims

02:45 - Body Composition

06:15 - Eat a health promoting dietary pattern

06:55 - Inflammatory diets

09:58 - Rapid calorie reduction

10:54 - Do macronutrients matter?

13:04 - Outro

*Disclaimer* This podcast is for entertainment, education, and informational purposes only. The topics  discussed should not solely be used to diagnose, treat , or prevent any condition.  The information presented here was created with an evidence based approach, but you please keep in mind that science is always changing and at the time of listening to this there may some new data that makes this information incomplete or inaccurate. Always seek the advice of your personal physician or qualified health care provider for questions regarding any medical condition.

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