Men and Body Image

imagesWhen people talk about body image, most often they are referring to women. After all, society’s image has been a bit tough on females. However, you might be surprised to find out that more men are concerned about their body’s shape and appearance, about how they look than women are.

With beer bellies and “man boobs” prevalent, you wouldn’t think this was a trend, but statistics have proven that four out of five men have anxiety about their perceived bodily imperfections and flaws compared with 75% of women; surprising but true. [Read more…]

Boost Your Testosterone Levels Naturally

testosterone-influenceOur own testosterone levels play a very important role in our male/female metabolic function.  Lowered testosterone is a chronic epidemic that is threatening lives all around the world and in the United States alone an estimated 5 million men have below normal levels of this vital “youth” hormone.

If you think you are in this category of men the best way to boost your testosterone levels is naturally through healthy lifestyle measures.

Testosterone is an anabolic steroid hormone that although it plays a critical role in metabolism and muscle building and maintaining it also is responsible for memory, mood regulation, and cognitive function.  Normal testosterone levels play a huge role in maintaining optimal weight as well as reducing risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis and dozens of other ‘lifestyle’ diseases. [Read more…]