It is important
to eat certified organic foods as much as possible, due to the
estrogenic effects of pesticides, herbicides, and hormone-laden
affects hormone balance, it’s wise to give your body good
general support with wholesome, freshly prepared meals. Base
your diet around whole grains, vegetables, fruits, fish, beans,
and soy products. To limit your exposure to pesticides, buy
organic food wherever possible, and always wash your produce
and flaxseeds are good sources of phytoestrogens, substances
that regulate the body’s estrogen production.
K will encourage proper blood clotting and may reduce an excessive
flow of menstrual blood. Green vegetables are high in this nutrient.
sea vegetables like kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) in your diet.
These foods are high in iodine, a mineral that’s necessary
for a healthy thyroid.
have heavy or prolonged periods, you need extra iron to ward
off anemia. Take a spoonful of unsulfured blackstrap molasses
EFAs, add 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds to your daily protocol,
along with 10 ounces of water. Flaxseeds have been shown to
help balance estrogen levels.
and vegetables such as apples, cherries, broccoli, cauliflower,
and brussels sprouts. They contain the phytochemical indole-3-carbinol,
which supports the liver’s detoxification of estrogen.
Regularly consume beets, carrots, artichokes, dandelion greens,
onions, and garlic, as these foods stimulate liver detoxification.
cultured yogurt to increase levels of friendly flora in the
day, have a green drink to support detoxification.
glass of clean water every two waking hours. Water will help
flush impurities from your body and reduce pain.
meat and dairy products, all of which contain high levels of
dioxins, which act as environmental estrogens.
pain under control, stay away from inflammatory substances like
sugar, caffeine, and alcohol.
eat anything that depresses your immune system. Processed foods,
fried food, refined sugar, and alcohol all limit your body’s
ability to fight your disorder.
sufferers have found that regular fasting results in significant
relief of pain. Plan a three-day juice fast every three months;
be sure to drink a wide variety of vegetable juices and green
drinks during the three-day period.