Fenugreek: An Herb with Impressive Health Benefits 

What is fenugreek 

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a plant that stands around 2–3 feet (60–90 centimeters) tall. 

Nutrition facts 

One tablespoon, or 11 grams (g), of whole fenugreek seeds contains 35 calories and several nutrients, including.

Effects on breastmilk production 

Breast milk provides the greatest nutrients for your baby. Some may struggle to create enough. 

Effects on testosterone levels in men 

One of the most common reasons men use fenugreek supplements is to boost testosterone. 

May help control diabetes and blood sugar levels 

Fenugreek may aid metabolic conditions, such as diabetes.

Other health benefits of fenugreek 

Many conditions have been treated using fenugreek. However, many of these uses have not been sufficiently explored to draw conclusions. 

How to use fenugreek 

Fenugreek is in several supplements. The suggested supplement dose varies by formulation. No single dose is advised. 

Safety and side effects 

Fenugreek appears relatively safe for most people.

The bottom line 

Fenugreek is a unique herb that has long been used in alternative medicine. 

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