Foods for Balancing Hormones

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Hormones can affect everything from bloating and how your skin looks to weight loss, and discusses how our diets can send those hormones out of balance. For example, too many inflammatory foods like red meat can affect our blood sugar and insulin, as can high-fructose corn syrup. Drinking too much alcohol can decrease testosterone and increase harmful estrogen; not getting enough fibre can also have a negative effect on our estrogen levels. And skipping breakfast could ramp up your levels of cortisol, the stress hormone, which is linked to fat storage on our bellies.

Here are a list of foods to include in your diet often to maintain hormonal balance, feel satisfied and lose weight :

  • Broccoli – Cruciferous veggies, like broccoli, help your body maintain a healthy balance of sex hormones, particularly oestrogen. An essential hormone for women, oestrogen promotes a healthy reproductive system and the development of reproductive…

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