3. Olive oil / Coconut Oil
Olive oil is a mainstay in Mediterranean cuisine. Years of studies have showed that people who live in the Mediterranean region (consuming olive oil in their daily meals) were healthier, with very small risks for developing cardiovascular disease. Men in the Mediterranean region are also well known for fathering lots of children, even up into very old age.
Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fats that help boost T production and long-term consumption can provide long-lasting virility. One study found that within two weeks of using olive oil as the main dietary fat source, T levels increased by as much as 17% on average.
Olive oil performs all these wonderful T-boosting effects in several ways. It has anti-inflammatory effects and promotes greater cellular receptiveness for testosterone. This oil is also excellent as an antioxidant agent, protecting cells from free radical damage. Make sure to add 1-2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil to your daily salad.
Coconut oil is another healthy oil you should be getting more of. It mostly contains saturated fats, but don’t worry – there are numerous studies that show how saturated fats from coconut oil does not contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease. The saturated fats are in fact effective in boosting T levels in the body and improving overall health.
Other benefits from coconut oil include increased metabolic rate (weight loss), raising levels of thyroid hormones, and enhancing cognitive performance.
Real butter boosts T levels. Similar to the case of coconut oil, it is not unhealthy, unlike what a lot of people like to think about butter. It’s margarine and copycat butters that wreak havoc on your hormones because of their high levels of oxidized omega-6 vegetable oils.
Butter provides healthy saturated fats that the body can use to create steroid hormones such as testosterone.
Other key nutrients you can get from real butter include fat-soluble vitamins like K2, D, E and A. These vitamins also play important roles in T production.
Always choose real butter made from grass-fed animal sources.
According to studies, one to two cups of strong coffee each day can help raise your testosterone levels. This is equivalent to 200 to 400 mg of caffeine.
A higher intake than this would likely raise levels of the stress hormone cortisol which would do more harm than good. This can lead to catabolism and inhibition of muscle tissue growth. Keep your intake to about 1-2 cups per day to reap the T-boosting benefits.
Adding butter to your morning cup of coffee instead of milk can be a tasty addition and also give you a maximum amount of T boosting nutrition in one simple cup.
This was popularized as the “Bulletproof coffee” and is not really a new phenomenon, it has been practiced by the inhabitants of Tibet for centuries as Po Cha, which is buttered tea. It helps them to resist the hard conditions and climate of living at high altitudes in the Himalayan region.