The spice fenugreek appears to significantly improve muscle strength and weightlifting power output, while possessing anticancer properties in vitro.
So, what’s the downside? Find out in the next video, Side Effect of Fenugreek Consumption.
This reminds me of the whole beet juice saga on improving athletic performance. My ten-part video series began with Doping With Beet Juice, and ended with So Should We Drink Beet Juice or Not? Other plants with apparently remarkable benefits include amla (see, for example, Amla Versus Diabetes); saffron (Saffron for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s); the tea plant (Dietary Brain Wave Alteration); and, humble broccoli (Broccoli Versus Breast Cancer Stem Cells). More on the power of plants in general in Power Plants, and spices like fenugreek, in particular, in Antioxidants in a Pinch. See what a whole diet of plants can do to prostate cancer growth at Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay.
In 2022, I added a new fenugreek video: Fenugreek Benefits for Sexual Function, Painful Periods, and Milk Production.