Your Diet & Your Hormones by Joseph J. Collins RN, ND
Diet has a profound effect on the healthy function of every hormone. If the body is not properly nourished it will experience stress, which can interfere with adrenal, thyroid and gonad function. On this page we are going to list some very specific ways that foods and culinary spices can affect your hormone health.
Estrogen Metabolism Diet
Learn how foods affect how estrogens are metabolized in both men and women, and how proper estrogen metabolism can decrease risks of developing cancer, as well as auto-immune disease and inflammation disorders.
See the Estrogen Metabolism Diet.
Foods Rich in Phytoestrogens, "The EstroMend™ Diet"
Learn how foods rich in phytoestrogens can be of significant help in improving the function of estrogen, as well as stabilizing the action of testosterone. There are dozens of foods that have naturally occurring phytoestrogens – not just soy!
See the Foods Rich in Phytoestrogens.
Learn which herbs in your kitchen can be used to decrease gas and bloating. Many times when people start a healthier diet with more legumes, vegetables and other foods rich in phytoestrogens, they experience gas and bloating, which may discourage them from eating healthy foods. Learn which herbs and spices are traditionally used around the world to decrease gas and bloating from healthy foods.
See the Carminatives.