4 Health Benefits Of Fenugreek For Men
Let’s talk about:
The benefits of Fenugreek - for men:
Men in India have traditionally used this herb to enhance performance, health, and wellbeing.
Fast forward to today:
It’s become a popular (almost expected) ingredient in test booster supplements.
But does it work?
Let’s review the science:
Study 1 - An Increase In Bioavailabie Testosterone
For 8 weeks, thirty men took 500mg of Fenugreek per day.
At the end of 8 weeks, they had a 12% higher bioavailable testosterone level than the placebo group.
All participants were in shape and were considered conditioned in resistance training before the study’s start.
Study 2 - An Herb For Libido
For six weeks:
A group of 20-50-year-old men supplemented with 600mg of Fenugreek per day.
Another group of men in this same age range took a placebo.
Testosterone levels DID NOT increase.
But libido sure as hell did.
Study 3 - Stop Your Male-Pattern-Baldness
Similar to study 1:
The study participants here were conditioned in resistance training.
This time around, forty-five men supplemented with 500mg of Fenugreek per day.
They followed a specific 4-day/week training program for 8 weeks.
And at the end of those 8 weeks, the guys taking Fenugreek had a 9.42% lower DHT level than the placebo group.
And similar to study 2:
T levels did not change significantly.
If it does lower DHT, men suffering from male-patten-baldness would benefit.
On the other hand, if you could care less about going bald, DHT is a crazy powerful anabolic hormone. Some estimates are up to 10x that of testosterone.
All the benefits you think about when you think about high T levels apply to men with high DHT levels.
Study 4 - Reduced Body Fat
It doesn’t help you lose weight. It helps you lose fat.
Check this out:
“there were no changes among groups in any clinical safety data including lipid panel, liver function, kidney function, and/or CBC panel”
The jury is still out on the relationship between Fenugreek and testosterone. Some studies say yes, some neutral, and some show a negative correlation.
It has a relationship with testosterone is inconclusive.
But not all is lost.
If you want to get lean and increase your sex drive, then you will probably want to take a T booster containing fenugreek.
Fenugreek get’s a lot of crap from the bodybuilding community.
It comes down to inconsistencies in the definition of terms.
“Testosterone booster” has become increasingly convoluted over the past few decades. It is now an umbrella term that ambiguously means “male enhancement supplement”
Fenugreek is a male enhancement supplement, not a testosterone booster.