Daily Archives February 17, 2017

5 steps to help balance your hormones

Nutrition: Hormones are produced using good fats and cholesterol, so lack of these important dietary factors can cause hormone problems simply because the body doesn’t have the building blocks to make them. Make sure you incorporate more omega-3 fatty acid containing foods in your diet. Eliminate white flour and processed foods from your diet. Instead, eat plenty of fiber rich whole grain, fruits and veggies, which are critical for the hormone metabolism process. Cleanse your Liver – The liver is responsible for eliminating excess. In addition, estrogen-mimicking chemicals found in many products and in the environment would also be eliminated by the
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Balancing your hormones through Nutrition

Feeling irritable? Acne? Adrenal fatigue? Suffering from insomnia? Experiencing bloating, headaches or hot flashes? PCOS? Fatigue/tired? Craving salt or sugar? Waking up tired? Brain fog? Experiencing Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)? Have high blood sugar( type 2 Diabetes? If you answered yes to any of these symptoms, there’s a good chance your hormones are out of balance. Hormone imbalances are becoming more and more common these days. Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers. They control practically every physiological process in the body—from regulation of metabolism to activation of the immune system, sexual function, reproduction and mood. Endocrine glands, which are special
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15 Smart ways to get a Mid-Day boost

Apples and tablespoon almond butter or any other nut butters 1 cup blueberries with ¼ cups almonds 1 brown rice cake with 2 tablespoon almond butter 1-2 boiled eggs with 1 oz nuts Celery with hummus Turkey roll-ups with peppers, cucumber and hummus. 3-4 Flackers (flaxseed crackers) with hummus Avocado with Sunflower Seeds: Halve and pit a ripe avocado and fill the center cavity with roasted sunflower seeds for a quick treat with contrasting textures Egg salad with celery sticks or Flackers ¼ cup mixed nuts and seeds Jicama with hummus. Guacamole Deviled Eggs: Mash hardboiled egg yolks with avocado
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