How diet affects testosterone levels

Antonio, Jose
January 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p145
Contends that serious bodybuilders should not avoid consuming fat entirely. Effects of diet and exercise on plasma levels; Description of a study performed at Pennsylvania State Park; Comparison of testosterone when various foods were consumed.


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