Five foods with hormonal health perks
By STELLA ADI | 1 month ago
Adding these foods to the diet can serve the purpose of balancing hormone levels while also improving aspects such as fertility. They can help balance oestrogen levels as excessive oestregen can increase ones risk of breast and ovarian cancer.
In menstruation, like seed cycling, foods like chaste berries can act as oestrogen levels boosters in the first half of ones cycle and then progesterone levels in the second.
They reduce inflammation in the reproductive system and improve fertility due to the fact that they are rich in folic acid which is essential for preconception health.
Some studies have shown that consuming cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cabbage can negate the effects of excessive oestrogen. High levels of oestrogen can increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancers.
A component in turmeric; curcumin, has been shown to fight hormonal cancers.
- Chaste Berry
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