Testosterone Breakfast Ideas
by Benjamin Bunting BA(Hons) PGCert
Written by Ben Bunting: BA, PGCert. (Sport & Exercise Nutrition) // British Army Physical Training Instructor // S&C Coach.
Our bodies need fuel - or glucose - in order to function at peak performance and our brains depend on glucose for sharpness and focus.
Skipping breakfast may leave your energy levels low and lead you to crave high-calorie, high-sugar snacks later.
Studies indicate that people who regularly enjoy a nutritious breakfast have a lower risk for obesity and type 2 diabetes as well as eating healthier diets overall with healthier choices made during other meals and as snacks throughout their day.
You're probably like me and always looking for ways to boost testosterone naturally. You probably already know the importance of your diet in this.
In this post, I will share with you 3 quick, easy and testosterone-friendly breakfast recipes that can really help to kickstart your morning.
These power-packed breakfasts are filled with testosterone-boosting ingredients that are proven to naturally raise your T levels.
What's the best part about these? You can make them easily, even if you are not an expert in the kitchen.
Are you ready to boost your morning energy?
1. Testosterone juice
Coconut yoghurt with pomegranate and mixed seeds and nuts
The quick breakfast bowl will give you an instant boost of testosterone. It is delicious, simple to prepare, and easy to cook.
Coconut yoghurt is used here as research has shown that milk can lower testosterone levels. Coconut's healthy fats, however, are linked with increased testosterone.
You can use Greek yoghurt or another yoghurt substitute if you cannot find coconut yoghurt.
You might also want to check out this article before you use soy yoghurt.
Pomegranate is the main ingredient that boosts testosterone. In this and other studies, pomegranate consumption has been shown to increase testosterone in men. It also improves mood by decreasing levels of stress hormones like cortisol.
Nuts and seeds are great additions to any breakfast
Some nuts can be bad for your testosterone. Some of the best testosterone-boosting seeds and nuts (that are backed by science) are Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, and pumpkin seeds.
Read more about the testosterone-boosting benefits of brazil nuts.
If you'd like to make it a little sweeter, drizzle some honey on top. Honey may boost serum testosterone, according to studies.
2. Eggs scrambled with avocado
This simple, tasty breakfast for testosterone is full of healthy fats and proteins.
There are many health benefits of eggs. The eggs are rich in protein, Omega-3, Vitamin D and cholesterol.
Before you panic, you should know that cholesterol is bad only when it gets too low or high.
Cholesterol is crucial for hormone production, which includes testosterone. This study, among others, shows a correlation between testosterone and cholesterol levels.
Avocado is the second ingredient, and it is an excellent source of good fats.
This food is also rich in zinc and vitamin E, both of which have been shown to increase testosterone levels, sexual drive, fertility and sperm qualities.
Not just to add flavor, but also for extra taste: Use onion and garlic. They have both been associated with an increase in testosterone. Spinach is another great way to boost testosterone levels.
3. Super Smoothie
Last but not least this recipe for a testosterone-boosting smoothie.
These ingredients are all linked to the production of testosterone in your body.
Simply blend all ingredients together and enjoy!
- 1 cup blueberries
- Half a cup of grapefruit or orange juice
- 14 cup pomegranate pomegranate juice
- Half a cup coconut yoghurt or any type of yoghurt
- 4 strawberries
- 1/2 avocado
- Honey, 1/4 teaspoon
Smoothies are great because you can keep on trying new ones as much as you want.
Try it out with other fruits! Add some Brazil nuts to the mix for extra energy.
Breakfast should provide all three macronutrients: complex carbs (from fruits, veggies and whole grains), lean protein and heart-healthy fats.
Sugary cereals or pastries with added sugar as well as breakfast meats with high artery-clogging fat content should be avoided for optimum nutrition at breakfast time.
Studies show that eating breakfast on a regular basis can help adults reach their weight goals more efficiently while simultaneously improving heart health and blood cholesterol levels. A
ccording to research, those who regularly enjoy breakfast tend to consume higher amounts of fiber, dairy and healthy fats compared with those who don't make time for it in their schedules.