What do you do when the cashier hands you a paper receipt?
For many of us, we just stuff it into in our wallet or pants pocket without a second thought.
According to a new study, BPA (still used in the manufacturing of many cash register paper receipts) is transferred from the paper to the skin even after only handling it for only a few seconds.
In the Amazon regions of Bolivia, researchers from the University of California studied a group of tribesman called the Tsimane to determine if non-competitive activities had any effect on testosterone levels.
What they wanted to know was if competition or the activity itself had the greatest effect on increasing testosterone levels.
They sampled saliva testosterone levels before and after men playing a competitive game of soccer and chopping wood.
The results came back with a whopping 48.% percent increase in testosterone levels for the men chopping wood.
For the men playing soccer, their testosterone levels only rose 17%.
The results came back with a whopping 48.% percent increase in testosterone levels for the men chopping wood
Lifting heavy things, such as the effort needed to swing a weighed stick has offered men throughout the ages an excellent form of exercise, and in some cases a weapon of self-defense.
Not only has this type of exercise been shown to naturally boosted T levels, but also responsible for building lean muscle and sculpting an amazing physique.
Here are 3 weird “weighted stick” exercises to help boost your natural T levels and build an amazing physique:
Also known as an early riser, a morning tent, breakfast boner and the slew of other names given it, no matter what you call it, waking up to a morning glory after a restful sleep is one of the more pleasurable aspects of being a man.
Pomegranate juice has long been in the spotlight as a Superfood.
Even more notable are recent studies which have shown this bright red fruit can also cause surges in testosterone, improve sperm quality and increase sex drive & mood in both sexes.
Pomegranate has long been considered as Superfood because it is full of antioxidants that improve blood circulation, has been shown to decrease the risk of heart disease and decrease inflammation.
Recent research at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh investigated the effect pomegranate juice had on testosterone, blood pressure and mood and found that that testosterone on average increased by 24%, blood pressure (both systolic & diastolic) decreased and noticeable mood improvements in both sexes were noted.
In the early 1900’s, pumpkin seeds were used to treat symptoms for an enlarged prostate as well as other urinary tract problems.
Today we not only realize that pumpkin seeds and excellent source or nutrients for your prostate, but they also contain many libido boosting vitamins, essential sex drive minerals and high levels of zinc – necessary for optimal testosterone production in the body.
It’s safe to say we are what we eat and according to a new study from the University of Harvard, so are our offspring.
Researchers from the University of Harvard recently determined that men who regularly ate large portions of processed meats, such as bacon (which is heavily laden with chemicals and preservatives) could be destroying the quality of their “little guys”.
The University of Harvard researchers identified a strong relationship between higher processed meat consumption and lower sperm count.
What they found was men who ate processed meats such as hot-dogs, bacon and other varieties of cured meats not only produced less sperm, but even more frighteningly, they were of abnormal shape and size.
According to the British newspaper, the Telegraph who first reported these findings, men who ate higher qualities of processed meat daily had 30% less little guys swimming around.
An increasing number of studies are showing that higher levels of testosterone does in fact increase both lifespan healthspan for men suffering from hypogonadism. According to American data, over 30% of men in the United States are affected by hypogonadism (which are testosterone levels below 300ng/dL). Sadly, this percentage is only going to increase if the trend over the last 20 years is any indication.
Used by Peruvians for well over 3,000 years, the ancient herb commonly known as maca is gaining popularity among men looking for a natural method to boost their testosterone levels.
In the last 20 years male virility has been on the decline. Sadly, over this period of time men have also become less manly. In the last 20 years testosterone levels of average American man have been on a steady decline.
In fact, it has become so bad that for many of us, our own fathers and grandfathers had higher T levels than we do today. The decline in male virility is much more than just low T levels. Its about overall male health. And that has been on the decline too.
Many of the foods we eat and toxins we are exposed to are linked to obesity and hormonal imbalances in men as well as a slew of additional male health problems.
The increasingly popularity and health benefits of Brazil nuts may lead to these nuts becoming a daily snack for many men.
Brazil nuts are not only packed full of vitamins, minerals and rich in protein content, they also boast the highest dietary source of selenium.
Selenium is a mineral not found in many foods and has been linked to improved sexual performance among men.
So what are 5 reasons men should eat this popular South American nut?