Dr Felecia Sumner
Balance your hormones with these 5 "staples"
As you may know, a woman's hormones can be quite fluctuating, since they go haywire when we are feeling sick, or stressing too much, and even if we maintain a bad diet. The side effects of our hormones going out of hand might include getting acne, mood swings, random mental breakdowns, menstrual issues, pain, low energy, weight issues and much more. However, with the help of the following tips, women can work towards getting their hormones balanced and maintain a mentally and physically healthy life.
1.Probiotics: There are 3 raw tonic herbs that are well known to help absorb probiotics , which can help with hormone balance - namely, elderberry, ashwagandha, and astragalus. It is recommended that you use honey and fermented red lentils for the body to quickly adapt to the probiotic. Furthermore, it will also improve the absorption of nutrients and minerals into your body. The probiotics are beneficial for improving digestion and reduce stress in the body. The fermented probiotics in red lentils naturally replenish the bacteria in your gut and increase the effectiveness of the three herbs. Furthermore, these probiotics boost your immune system. You can either add them in your smoothie or brew them in water.
2. Collagen: Everyone seems to love collagen and why would they not after knowing about all the benefits that it provides?Collagen is very high in protein and is typically found in powder form. It is a product of hydrolyzed collagen peptides which makes them easy to digest as compared to whey protein. If one consumes collagen each day, then they are most likely to suppress their appetite and increase their energy levels. It is also very beneficial for your skin as it makes it tight by strengthening the skin cells. This anti-inflammatory powder can be added to a variety of food options.
3. Healthy snacks: Some people are not big fans of full course meals but, instead, they love to constantly snack. If you are one of those people, then you know how snacking can get out of hand. Sometimes you just can't stop. Snacking is hard to get rid of, and the only possible solution to this is to choose healthier and cleaner snacks. Try to avoid sweets, chips, and other junk foods. You can often make a healthier version of trail mix and snack on that. Fruits are also an excellent option for snacks if you are craving something sweet.
4. MCT coconut oil: "MCT" or Medium Chain Triglycerides coconut oil has natural steroids in it, which helps increase metabolism and keep your brain healthy. You can add it to your food or your drinks. It will produce quadruple the ketone energy in your body and will also improve your immune system and digestion.
5. Golden milk: The main ingredient of golden milk is turmeric, and that spice is very beneficial for one's mental and physical health. You can add other herbs or probiotics to make the milk even more beneficial.
The above-mentioned five superfoods will balance your hormones.
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