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    Chest fat or Gynecomastia? Can Test correct it?

    Hello again, sorry for posting so much but I have a lot concerning me atm. To preface, ever since I was a teenager and puberty started to take its toll on me, I have had extra tissue on my chest that has caused me much embarrassment and discomfort in my social life (I hate beaches/pools) and in...
  2. Nelson Vergel

    DHT Counteracts Estradiol's Beneficial Effect on Insulin Sensitivity

    This super elegantly done study looked at the effect of testosterone and DHT on body fat and insulin sensitivity. The researchers previously did a similar study that determined that low estradiol was linked to increased fat mass. By blocking testosterone, DHT and estradiol in different arms...
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    Muscle and Fat On and Off Testosterone Injections

    Sequence of Changes in Body Composition Induced by Testosterone and Reversal of Changes after Drug Is Stopped Objective. —To study the changes in body composition produced by large doses of testosterone and reversal of changes when the drug is discontinued. Design. —Weekly injections of...
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    Rethinking Fat: The Case For Adding Some Into Your Diet

    "[Carbs] were the base of the pyramid," says Mozaffarian. The message was "eat all carbohydrates you want." Americans took this as a green light to eat more refined grains such as breads, processed snack foods and white pasta. "But carbohydrates worsen glucose and insulin — they have negative...
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