If you are a male looking to boost your testosterone levels naturally, then this article might be able to help. There is a way to elevate your testosterone levels and protect against disease by consuming a low-glycemic, antioxidant rich diet; exercising with intensity; and taking key nutritional supplements that boost testosterone while lowering the enemy of testosterone: cortisol.
1)Eat a low-glycemic, antioxidant-rich diet. Since testosterone and insulin status are inversely correlated, it’s important to keep insulin low so testosterone will remain high. Understanding the glycemic index becomes an important key to managing and boosting healthy testosterone. Eat more antioxidant rich foods which will help to decrease free radical damage, which directly affects healthy testosterone levels.
2) Exercise with Intensity. A single bout of high intensity exercise to exhaustion or near-exhaustion produces an immediate short-term increase in whole-body insulin sensitivity in healthy, untrained men. A single session of moderate-to-high-intensity exercise from weight lifting, jump squats, rowing, swimming, and cycling to exhaustion produced immediate short-term increases in serum cortisol, and both total and free testosterone concentrations.
3)Take specific nutritional supplements. Science clearly shows that excess cortisol is the enemy of testosterone. If a man is psychologically stressed or physically stressed, excess cortisol derails his ability to generate healthy increases in testosterone. Phosphatidylserine reduces the “stress response,” decreases cortisol and increases testosterone. Astaxanthin is found in crabs and shrimp. It exhibits free-radical-quenching potency that is about 100 fold greater than the antioxidant potency of Vitamin E and approximately 6,000 times the potency of Vitamin C. Pomegranate juice, fruit, and their extracts contain a large amount of phytonutrient compounds, especially punicalagins and ellagitannins. These are converted into metabolites that pack a potent antioxidant and anti-aromatase punch.