Foods That Boost Testosterone Production: My Recommended Fruit

Welcome to this article on foods that boost testosterone production, I wanted to put this article together because most of the time when you hear about foods that boost T, people talk about things like steak, butter, spinach. People tend to focus on the foods high in saturated fats, monounsaturated fats and cruciferous (leafy green vegetables). What is often overlooked is a number of fruits that also aid with testosterone production. So I thought I’d put together this list on recommended fruit for a testosterone boost.

Raisins

Raisins are an extremely nutritionally dense source of boron. Boron is a non-essential mineral shown to aid testosterone Raisinsproduction. 100 grams of raisins provide approximately 50% of recommended daily amounts of boron. Raisins are also very high in resveratrol, resveratrol is thought to both increase testosterone levels and prevent the aromatisation of testosterone to estrogen. So they help increase T in two different ways.

Pineapple

The nutrition profile of Pineapple should make it high in any list of foods that boost testosterone production. It is a source of Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin C & Bromelain, all of which are shown to increase testosterone production. If you’re not familiar with Bromelain it is an anti inflammatory and reduced inflammation leads to increased testosterone production, Vitamin C also has an anti inflammatory effect. So Pineapple is a bit of a powerhouse as far as T production is concerned.

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Cherries

They are high in Vitamin C & antioxidants, both aid greatly with reducing inflammation. As we’ve covered elsewhere, reduced inflammation leads to increased testosterone production.

Prunes

Prunes are another fruit loaded with boron, 100 grams provides you with about 20% of the daily recommended amount.

Grapes

Grapes are high in resveratrol, it is found in the skin of grapes. Resveratrol has been shown to stop the process of aromatisation which is where testosterone is converted to estrogen, so not only does it help maintain your T levels but also keeps your estrogen levels down. Red grapes are thought to be higher in resveratrol than white grapes but both are a decent source.

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AvocadoAvocado

Avocado is an unusual fruit in the sense that it a close fit in nutritional profile to your more stereotypical foods that increase testosterone, it is an extremely good source of monounsaturated fats. They are also high vitamin B which increases testosterone production & contain anti inflammatory products. Pretty much any list you see of foods that boost testosterone production will include avocado, which tells you how effective it is!

Dark Berries

Blue, black, acai etc. are very high in antioxidants. Antioxidants as we’ve covered elsewhere in the article lessen the effects of inflammation in the body & reduced inflammation allows the body to produce testosterone more efficiently.

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Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a very effective testosterone booster on two fronts. It inhibits the aromatase enzyme, which as we mentioned earlier aromatase converts testosterone to estrogen. It is another fruit high in antioxidants, again this brings down inflammation so your testes perform more efficiently and produce more Testosterone.

Dried Apricots

Dried apricots again a great source of boron, vitamin C & antioxidants. As we’ve mentioned throughout this article all three greatly aid testosterone production.

Other Articles That You May Find Useful

I’ve mentioned a few different vitamins and minerals contained in these fruits and how they help increase testosterone production. I’ve written articles on a number of vitamins and minerals that help increase testosterone production, you can find out more about these vitamins and minerals, why they increase T and other health benefits in these ways to increase testosterone naturally articles.

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Final Thoughts

I hope you have found this article on foods that boost testosterone useful, I hope you now have an appreciation that a diet designed to increase testosterone, doesn’t mean having to abandon all fruit or just focusing on animal products and cruciferous vegetables. There are some fruits that I’ve missed off the lists as I could be here naming them all day otherwise, if there are some fruit you like to eat for increased T, have any questions on this article or have any suggestions for articles you’d like me to put together, just drop me a comment below and I’ll get back to you.

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12 thoughts on “Foods That Boost Testosterone Production: My Recommended Fruit

  1. It’s great to see so many fruits out there that aid testosterone production. Grapes, raisins, and cherries are three fruits I could live off of if I had to. But the fact we have dark berries and even dried apricots, the mere selection of fruits here should make testosterone production easy for anyone looking to increase or maintain.

    1. Hi Todd,

      Yep there are plenty of fruit that will help provide you with the nutritional requirements to help increase testosterone production. Your diet doesn’t need to be all meat and cruciferous vegetables.

  2. Great Article Nate,

    I was pretty surprised to see the girlie fruit Avocado there. I definitely need to be getting fruity and getting the right fruits as you have indicated. I have heard Goji Berries are incredibly excellent at raising Testosterone levels – what are your thoughts on that?

    1. Hi Derek,

      I’m glad you found this article useful! Yep the “girly” fruit avocado actually has pretty good health benefits for us guys.

      Yep Gogi berries are a great fruit for increased testosterone production, I just didn’t include them in the list as they can be pretty expensive (at least in the UK), Gogi berries are a good source of Vitamin C, B2, Zinc and selenium, all of these help increase testosterone production.

    1. Hey,

      I’m glad you found this article, yep increasing testosterone doesn’t need to be all steak and eggs! Just be sure not to overdo it on the grapes, you don’t want to take in too much sugar!

  3. Very interesting article Nate. For men this is an important subject especially as we get older. You have certainly opened my eyes to alternatives I hadn’t really considered in the past. I’ve now added rasins, cheeries and pomegranates to my shopping list.

    Thanks for a very informative article.
    Chris

    1. Hi Chris,

      I’m glad you found this article useful!

      Yes testosterone levels do tend to being to lower once you reach the age of 40, your diet is the easiest place to begin to start increasing your testosterone production, so adding those fruit to your shopping list is a good start!

  4. Foods that boost testosterone nice. Avocados are all the rage these days so I’m glad to hear they are good for testosterone. You’ve mentioned some really healthy products. Dark berries and pomegranates are some of my favorites. I’ll definitely keep your post in mind and refer a few friends to it, thank you.

    1. Hey, 

      Yes avocados are “trendy” right now and on the plus side their health benefits warrant the hype. I’m glad you’ve found the article useful! Yes please do send your friends this way as well!

  5. Hello Nate,

    Without any confusion your post is so important and informative. I am a food lover. I eat all types of fruits except Prunes, Cherry and dried Apricot. From your post I come to know that these fruits boost testosterone production of us. I realised that I have to eat all fruits which you included in your article. Are your recommended fruits able to lose my weight also? 

    Thanks a lot dude 🙂. I found your post very helpful and important. I will share your article to my bosom ones.

    1. Hey,

      I’m glad you found this article useful!

      Yes, so one of the benefits of having higher testosterone levels is that your fat burning levels are increased, so will definitely aid with your weight loss. You don;t need to eat all of the fruits I list, I’d just advise making sure you add a couple of them to your diet, to help maintain healthy testosterone production.

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