These are a list of Vitamins, and Minerals, that are great for boosting testosterone. Included also are the sources and benefits of these vitamins, and minerals. Whether you are male, or female, by eating these foods you can increase your testosterone levels in your body naturally.
Allicin- Garlic(higher levels found in whole cloves) “Blocks cortisol enhancing Testosterone production.
Cortisol limits testosterone actions in the body and helps breakdown muscle tissue. ”
Amino Acids (Tryptophan, Lysine, Arginine are just a few types) – Figs, eggs, cheese, milk, potatoes, red meat, soy products,yeast, dry beans, plants, yogurt, poultry, turkey, lentils, quinoa, spinach, parmesan cheese, cod fish, wheat germ, seafood “Increases libido and sexual stamina.
Helps absorb calcium from collagen, converting fatty acids to energy.
Promotes muscle recovery after strenuous activity.
Helps regulate Testosterone.”
Vitamin A- Salmon, red peppers, pineapple, apples, carrots, spinach, cod liver oil Ensures the reproductive system is healthy, and that testosterone can be produced.
Boron- Cream cheese, poultry, beef, milk, egg, flour, noodles, carrots, honey, peanut butter, hard cheese, fortified corn flakes, homogenized eggs, grape jelly, strawberry jelly, grapes, red grapes, beer, wine Increases Testosterone
Bromelain Banana Thought to enhance male libido.
Vitamin B-2 (riboflavin)- Banana, yeast extract-spread, liver, dried herbs, spices, peppers, almonds, dry roasted soy beans Necessary for Testosterone production.
Vitamin B-5- Salmon, sardines, avocado, leafy green vegetables, mushrooms, cheese, Roquefort, Brie, Limburger Keeps hormones in body balanced.
Vitamin B-6- Salmon, sardines, avocado, bananas, raspberries, watermelon, peppers, Brussels sprouts, leafy green vegetables Keeps hormones in the body balanced.
Vitamin B-12- Salmon, sardines, avocado, leafy green vegetables, eggs, oysters,wheat bran, Mackerel, Trout, sesame seed, sundries tomato Keeps hormones in the body balanced.
Cholesterol- Eggs, oysters Testtosterone is naturally synthesized from cholesterol, which boosts Testosterone development in the body,
Copper Salami, ham, sausage, mushrooms Helps boost testosterone levels.
Vitamin C- Dried basil, dried rosemary, papaya, bell peppers, orange, strawberries, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, acerola(cheery), black currant, pummel is, pineapple, tomato, cantaloupe, mango, banana pepper, turnip, greens, chives, red cabbage, cayenne, ground cloves, dried corriander, saffron “At high levels lowers cortisol responses to heavy exercise, allowing your body to make more testosterone.
Reduces the armostase enzymes hat converts testosterone into estrogen. ”
Diindolymethane (DIM) Broccoli, cabbage, califlower Helps body get rid of excess estrogen.
Vitamin D- Catfish, herring, steelhead, mollusks, trout, sardines, halibut, crustacea, milk, cod liver oil, fish, fortified cereals, oysters, red/black caviar, tofu, soy milk, mushrooms, salami, eggs, cheese “Critical for fertility, muscle growth, exercise performance, and physiological process.
Vitamin D receptors are on the cells in the glands that release Testosterone. ”
Vitamin E- Cooked spinach, cooked taro root, avocado, asparagus, sunflower seeds, paprika, red chilli powder, pinenuta, almonds, peanuts, dried basil/ oregano, apricots, pickled green olives Stimulates the production of Testosterone protection against prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and bladder cancer.
Fiber- Navy/white/french/kidney beans, passion fruit, almonds, pistachios, pecans, nuts, sundries tomato, broccoli, Brussels, bran, corn, wheat, rice, oat, flax, sesame, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, tahini, edamame, dry roasted soy beans, dried herbs/ spices, peppers “Naturally cleanses the body.
Flushes out toxins that cause you to have extra estrogen. ”
Indole -3 – Carbonyl- Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, sauerkraut, coleslaw “Cuts the hormone stradiol in half for men, and women.
Help reduce bad estrogen. ”
Iron Beef, oysters, red meat, egg yolks, mollusks, oysters, scallops, clams, turkey, chicken giblets, liver, artichoke, beans, lentils, chick peas “Deficiency of it is linked to low testosterone.
Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron better. ”
Manganese- Oysters, nuts, beans, tea, whole grains, dark leafy greens, spinach, collards Support optimal Testosterone production.
Magnesium- Flax, sesame, Brazil nuts, sunflower seeds, nuts, molasses, dry/roasted soy, coach powder, dark chocolate, oysters, beef, rice, wheat, oats, dried herbs(coriander, chives, spearmint, basil, sage, dill) squash, pumpkin, watermelon. “Required to have normal muscle and nerve function.
Improves the body’s antioxidant capacity, decreasing inflammation, which allows for robust release of testosterone and IGF-1.”
Resveratrol- Carrots, red grapes, wine Helps the liver remove extra estrogen.
Saturated fat Beef A key to producing testosterone.
Selenium Oysters, Brazil nuts, crab, liver, wheat, fish, poultry Boosts Testosterone levels in men, and increases the action of antioxidants.
Zinc- Oysters, beef, brown rice, lamb, pork, crabmeat, lobster, salmon, poultry, beans, pumpkin seeds, milk, nuts Supports optimal testosterone production.