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Cantalope and Testosterone
« on: September 18, 2013, 07:24:15 am »
http://www.livestrong.com/article/317586-what-effect-does-cantaloupe-have-on-your-testosterone-level/

What do you guys think?   My wife had me try frozen cut up cantalope in my smoothie this morning and its fantastic.   Frozen cantalope by itself is like eating icecream.  Its important to freeze it as soon as you cube it, throw it in a ziplock and in the freezer.  Yum!
7/6/12   - 154/4.5; PSA 1.7
1/31/13  - 292/5.4; Cort 5.0; SHBG 17.8
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7/5/13 - Started T Cyp - 100mg biweekly IM
7/19/13 Trough - 260/7.8; SHBG 15.4; E2 17
7/26/13 Midpt - 228/5.4 - moved to 100mg/wk
8/29/13 - Trough - 219/39.5; Cort 11.3
8/30/13 - Peak - >1500/>52; E2 101; PSA 1.8
9/5/13 - Trough - E2 12 - Moved to 100mg/ml,  1ml weekly
- Moved to subQ 30mg EOD solved all my issues except evening fatigue.  T levels consistently 500-600 E2 20-40
12/6/13 - Switched to Clomid 50mg 2x/wk.  finally settled in on 12.5mg EOD
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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 10:03:09 am »
http://www.livestrong.com/article/317586-what-effect-does-cantaloupe-have-on-your-testosterone-level/

What do you guys think?   My wife had me try frozen cut up cantalope in my smoothie this morning and its fantastic.   Frozen cantalope by itself is like eating icecream.  Its important to freeze it as soon as you cube it, throw it in a ziplock and in the freezer.  Yum!

I think that you might as well try to smoke the peel.  Yes, Vitamin A is important for testosterone production, but every bodybuilder on planet earth would be taking it and betacarotene if it made a difference. 

And I just looked it up and see no references to cantalope and testosterone.  If you look at the author's links at the bottom, they are heavy market hype for a supplement he's selling.
If you are on medications or have a medical condition, always check with your doctor first before making any lifestyle changes or taking new supplements. Yes, low T and E.D. are usually medical conditions.
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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 11:26:39 am »
I just found this link, I'm sure there's a webpage for everything to boost T, but it also lists watermelon.  http://www.organicauthority.com/mojo-foods/11-foods-that-get-your-sex-drive-going-naturally.html 
Being from the south we have an abundance of watermelon.  We buy pre-sliced fruit bowls usually with watermelon and cantelope all the time.  Recently my wife sent a text saying what we needed to do after work.  I ran home, starving, ate a bunch of melon, showered, shaved, had a great time, excellent performance.  I don't know if it was the watermelon or what, but it held off my hunger for an hour or so.
Told my doc about excessive sweating, T check revealed 199, started injections in March 2013, I'm loving it.
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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2013, 11:54:38 am »
I just found this link, I'm sure there's a webpage for everything to boost T, but it also lists watermelon.  http://www.organicauthority.com/mojo-foods/11-foods-that-get-your-sex-drive-going-naturally.html 
Being from the south we have an abundance of watermelon.  We buy pre-sliced fruit bowls usually with watermelon and cantelope all the time.  Recently my wife sent a text saying what we needed to do after work.  I ran home, starving, ate a bunch of melon, showered, shaved, had a great time, excellent performance.  I don't know if it was the watermelon or what, but it held off my hunger for an hour or so.

Watermelon can definitely boost nitric oxide by supplying some citrulline.  In fact, I cover the amount of citrulline that you can get in watermelon here:

http://www.peaktestosterone.com/Citrulline_Benefits.aspx
If you are on medications or have a medical condition, always check with your doctor first before making any lifestyle changes or taking new supplements. Yes, low T and E.D. are usually medical conditions.
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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #4 on: September 18, 2013, 07:09:23 pm »
I believe they first purified citrulline from watermelon.   Hey even if cantaloupe doesn't raise t levels, its still good in a smoothie or just frozen like a Popsicle.  And a lot healthier than a real one.
7/6/12   - 154/4.5; PSA 1.7
1/31/13  - 292/5.4; Cort 5.0; SHBG 17.8
3/25/13  - 329/7.4; Cort 11.8, E2 23; PSA <0.5
7/5/13 - Started T Cyp - 100mg biweekly IM
7/19/13 Trough - 260/7.8; SHBG 15.4; E2 17
7/26/13 Midpt - 228/5.4 - moved to 100mg/wk
8/29/13 - Trough - 219/39.5; Cort 11.3
8/30/13 - Peak - >1500/>52; E2 101; PSA 1.8
9/5/13 - Trough - E2 12 - Moved to 100mg/ml,  1ml weekly
- Moved to subQ 30mg EOD solved all my issues except evening fatigue.  T levels consistently 500-600 E2 20-40
12/6/13 - Switched to Clomid 50mg 2x/wk.  finally settled in on 12.5mg EOD
1/15/14 - Stopped Clomid

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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2013, 09:35:29 pm »
I believe they first purified citrulline from watermelon.   Hey even if cantaloupe doesn't raise t levels, its still good in a smoothie or just frozen like a Popsicle.  And a lot healthier than a real one.

Preach it!
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Re: Cantalope and Testosterone
« Reply #5 on: September 18, 2013, 09:35:29 pm »