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    High fat meal erection killers?


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    Lolz. Tell that to my underwear.
    Steak, eggs, potatoes - fruits, nuts, berries and forage. Coconut milk and potent herbs and spices. Tea instead of coffee now and teeny amounts of kelp daily. Let's see how this does! Not really had dairy much, and gut seems better for it.

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    Haha.

    The title of the article says "High Fat" but the body of the article says "Low Carb Low Carb Low Carb Low Carb Low Carb Low Carb Low Carb".
    Disclaimer: I eat 'meat and vegetables' ala Primal, although I don't agree with the carb curve. I like Perfect Health Diet and WAPF Lactofermentation a lot.

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    No issues here.
    Cherry picked data, easily refuted.

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    What about the fact the testosterone is ONLY made from cholesterol and saturated fats?

    Yeah, I bet your erection is real happy with your fat-free diet.

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    EFA gotta have them no doubt BCCA gotta have them no doubt but the body can make all the cholesterol it needs. There is no need for extra but..I consume the hell out of fat and been doing fine lol.

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    I'll ask my wife if she would like to reply to this......

    Oh, and I'm even HF and LC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drumroll View Post
    What about the fact the testosterone is ONLY made from cholesterol, NOT saturated fats?
    fixed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timthetaco View Post
    fixed
    relevant data:

    Abstract

    Volek, Jeff S., William J. Kraemer, Jill A. Bush, Thomas Incledon, and Mark Boetes. Testosterone and cortisol in relationship to dietary nutrients and resistance exercise.J. Appl. Physiol. 82(1): 49–54, 1997.—Manipulation of resistance exercise variables (i.e., intensity, volume, and rest periods) affects the endocrine response to exercise; however, the influence of dietary nutrients on basal and exercise-induced concentrations of hormones is less understood. The present study examined the relationship between dietary nutrients and resting and exercise-induced blood concentrations of testosterone (T) and cortisol (C). Twelve men performed a bench press exercise protocol (5 sets to failure using a 10-repetitions maximum load) and a jump squat protocol (5 sets of 10 repetitions using 30% of each subject’s 1-repetition maximum squat) with 2 min of rest between all sets. A blood sample was obtained at preexercise and 5 min postexercise for determination of serum T and C. Subjects also completed detailed dietary food records for a total of 17 days. There was a significant (P ≤ 0.05) increase in postexercise T compared with preexercise values for both the bench press (7.4%) and jump squat (15.1%) protocols; however, C was not significantly different from preexercise concentrations. Significant correlations were observed between preexercise T and percent energy protein (r = −0.71), percent energy fat (r = 0.72), saturated fatty acids (g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1;r = 0.77), monounsaturated fatty acids (g ⋅ 1,000 kcal−1 ⋅ day−1;r = 0.79), the polyunsaturated fat-to-saturated fat ratio (r = −0.63), and the protein-to-carbohydrate ratio (r = −0.59). There were no significant correlations observed between any nutritional variables and preexercise C or the absolute increase in T and C after exercise. These data confirm that high-intensity resistance exercise results in elevated postexercise T concentrations. A more impressive finding was that dietary nutrients may be capable of modulating resting concentrations of T.

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    N=1: my fiance is more.... ehem... rock-like than he's ever been and sex (while it's always been good) is only improving for both parties. More often, for longer and better.

    Also some parts of this study address the correlation between a high-fat diet, high-activity life and harder erections: Suppression of endogenous testosterone production attenuates the response to strength training: a randomized, placebo-controlled, and blinded intervention study
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