Testosterone is a key hormone that control sexual health, anabolic actions and several other functions of the body. The majority of men produce enough levels of testosterone. However some men experience a reduction in levels of testosterone with age that can lead to poor muscle growth and reduced stamina.
If you feel that you have low testosterone levels, you should make check the testosterone level by a good doctor. Low level of testosterone is a serious condition that has enduring consequences, including risks of heart disease, diabetes and erectile dysfunction.
Eat a healthy breakfast: A good breakfast consists of high quality protein, a little carbohydrates, and moderate fat. Some examples are:
➢ Cheese omelet with strawberries.
➢ Oatmeal with 2 tablespoons of protein powder, apple slices, cinnamon on top.
Bring your lunch: If you typically do the fast food thing for lunch, consider packing your own lunch and take it somewhere other than your job to eat it. A healthy lunch might look like:
➢ A peanut butter sandwich with a banana
➢ A tuna fish sandwich with some almonds (see libido boosting foods below)
If you must fast-food it, order a burger without the mayo, and ask for more pickles, tomato, mustard and lettuce. Forget the ketchup as it’s full of sugar. Remove one of the buns and eat it like an open face sandwich, or order one of the salads on the menu. Ditch the soft drink and have water instead.
Some of the best foods to boost the level of testosterone are listed here:
Seafood especially oysters are a great source of zinc. Zinc helps to increase production of sperm. Oyster is also known as an aphrodisiac food. If you don’t like to eat seafood other sources are beef, poultry, dairy, nuts, eggs, whole grains, and beans.
Drink Pomegranate juice:
Pomegranate juice is also a powerful source to increase sperm count and make them healthier. It also helps to decrease the blood levels of malondialdehyde, which affects sperm production.
Garlic is rich source of selenium and vitamin B6. Selenium is powerful antioxidants prevents sperm damage; vitamin B6 helps to fortify the immune system, regulate hormones and boost your sexual virility.
Tomatoes are a great source of carotenoid lycopene, which increase the sperm count and motility. Along with antioxidant property helps to maintain healthy sperm. Other rich sources of lycopene are watermelon, pink grapefruit, tomato juice, tomato sauce and ketchup.
Pumpkin Seeds are another rich source of zinc. Zinc helps to increase testosterone levels and sperm count. Pumpkin also contains omega-3 fatty acids, which regulates blood flow to sexual organs and enhance sexual function.
Banana is a rich source of magnesium, vitamin B1, vitamin A, vitamin C, and protein. This all required to improve and stimulate the production of more sperm.
Honey consists of boron that increases testosterone. For additional extravaganza in the bedroom, you can include honey in your diet. One teaspoon full of honey is sufficient to cause 50% increase in nitric oxide. It dilates the blood vessels and helps to gain harder and firmer erection for intense lovemaking.