June 28th, 2010Archive for

A Clove of Garlic raises your Testosterone Levels

The stinking rose, the garlic, has been shown to raise testosterone levels, a key hormone in muscle growth and strength. Garlic has an additional benefit because it lowers cortisol levels. Cortisol is an catabolic hormone, an adversary of testosterone, as the two compete for the same growth-stimulating sites within muscle cells. Cortisol causes the breakdown of muscle protein. Since garlic stimulates testosterone and inhibits cortisol, it has great potential as an anabolic agent (just like st...