Worried About Low Testosterone? The Answer May Be Your Diet

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Zinc may boost testosterone in obese people
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Zinc may boost testosterone in obese people

Kovac doesn’t routinely check for zinc levels. However, he explains, “In obese people with high levels of estrogen, zinc might help, since testosterone is converted into estrogen in fat cells.” A study on mice showed that zinc may play an important and more-direct role in producing testosterone by way of affecting steroid-producing enzymes. 

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