All steroid hormones are derived from cholesterol. Contrary to popular belief, “steroid hormone” does not equate with “anabolic hormone”. Not only testosterone but estrogen and progesterone are steroid hormones derived from cholesterol. And most cholesterol in your body is produced by your liver, not from your diet. I know of no controlled studies showing that eating steaks increases testosterone levels. OTOH dietary cholesterol is no longer considered to be the great evil it used to be seen as, so go ahead and eat whole eggs if you like them. The theory that eating red meat makes you more of a man is promoted by people who just happen to like red meat. (There’s nothing wrong with liking red meat, just don’t pretend it has magical powers that it doesn’t have.)
If you don;t mind i will probably use it as a testimonial in my tongkat ali extract article which I am not sure if you checked out. But something tells me you may be interested in it haha. I don’t know much about the medicinal tongkat ali you speak of, but I have a supplier from a Sumatra jungle in indonesia, who’s product I know is 100% legit. Maybe not as powerful as medicinal but I do not know. He also tests every batch himself after the supper performs a performs chemical and microbiological analysis of every batch they product.
This is definitely a great article on how to naturally raise your testosterone levels, but there are a couple of points I would like to add.
1) Zinc will also help to raise testosterone levels but should be taken with calcium. If you supplement with either of these minerals, be sure to take the other as well because they are crucial to one another’s function inside the body.
2) DHEA is another good supplement that can boost testosterone levels. You do not want to take too much DHEA though because it can actually convert to estrogen inside the body.
3) If you are experiencing the signs or symptoms of Low T, you should consider taking a look at your medicine cabinet. Many popular medicines have been known to lower testosterone levels or give off Low T like symptoms such as .