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ea0028p313 | Steroids | SFEBES2012

Pomegranate juice intake enhances salivary testosterone levels and improves mood and well being in healthy men and women

Al-Dujaili Emad , Smail Nacer

Background: Through out history, pomegranate symbolizes fertility and has been postulated to enhance sexual function and drive. Recently, we have shown that pomegranate juice rich in polyphenolic antioxidants can alleviate stress and cardiovascular risk factors by reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure and inhibiting 11╬▓HSD1 activity. The aim of this study was to investigate whether pomegranate juice intake influences mood and salivary testosterone levels in healt...