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General Nutrition Knowledge

There are some nutrition concepts that apply to both fat loss and muscle growth. In this section, we've compiled videos, articles and other resources for you to learn the basics of nutrition.


Essential Vitamins – Why Are They Good For You?

By Radu Antoniu | June 17, 2018 | 1 Comment

This is a guest post by Tarun Reddy from They made a nice infographic on vitamins that I liked and shared and then Tarun offered to write a blog post for me on this subject. Since we didn’t have anything on vitamins, this is surely useful! So here’s the post. I hope you enjoy…

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The Hidden Benefits of Eating Less Meat | Documentary

By Radu Antoniu | April 27, 2017 | 5 Comments

Free Low-Meat Meal Plans Get Lean & Muscular with my ShredSmart Program __________________________________ Here’s the table of contents: Part 1 – Why Protein & Animal Products Matter for Fitness & Health 1:51 Protein & fitness 3:30 Protein & health 5:03 Amino-acid profile difference between animal protein and plant protein 6:34 Digestibility difference between animal protein…

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5 Foods You Should Avoid If You Want High Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 6, 2016 | 8 Comments

Before we get started I want to make it clear that eating or avoiding these foods doesn’t make that much of a difference.  We’re at that point in the series where we’re addressing the details, the icing on the cake. If you have the basics in place, what we addressed in the first 4 episodes,…

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10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now

By Radu Antoniu | August 4, 2016 | 2 Comments

Most of us are impatient, so here are 10 Things You Can Do to Raise Testosterone Right Now. 1. Get 7-9 Hours of Good Sleep Research shows that both the quality and quantity of sleep you get drastically affect testosterone levels. One study showed that sleeping only 5 hours a night for a week decreased…

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How to Eat for High Natural Testosterone

By Radu Antoniu | August 2, 2016 | 1 Comment

Dieting is notorious for its testosterone lowering abilities. And usually, the bigger the calorie deficit, the bigger the drop in testosterone. The most extreme example are natural bodybuilders. When they step on stage at under 5% body fat, they usually experience near castrate testosterone levels. Why this happens is fairly simple: when you don’t eat…

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How to Increase Testosterone Naturally

By Radu Antoniu | August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Testosterone levels in American men have been steadily declining over the last two decades. The reasons for this decline are still unclear, but it seems that your grandfather had about 50% more testosterone than you do at your age. The most common symptoms of low testosterone are:  Reduced sex drive and libido  Low energy and…

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