Due to its estrogen content, sage can help us relieve gynecological types of problems, such as heavy periods. It can be consumed in tea or adding a few leaves in a salad.
Many women suffer from imbalances in hormonal system, affecting especially their menstrual cycles.
We will present you 5 foods that you can include in your diet because they will help you regulate the hormonal disorders, in addition to providing you with many nutritional values.
This delicious fruit regulates the hormonal processes, deficiencies in the uterus and menstrual cycles.
This is why it is recommended to consume it daily during menopause.
In addition, its leaves contain a lot of female hormones, and can prepare infusion in cases of polycystic ovaries.
Figs can be eaten fresh and mixed with yogurt or other desserts.
You can also consume dry figs as a light mid-morning or afternoon snack.
The fig is one of the most fiber-rich fruits and this property greatly promotes digestion. It is a beneficial fruit for people suffering from constipation.
People suffering from obesity should not eat more than 3 figs per day, preferably in the morning.
Maca contains proteins, essential amino acids, carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins (B1, B2, B6, …), minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc.
Among other properties, maca is a hormone regulator at all levels (pituitary and hypothalamus).
It relieves menstrual cycle’s problems (menstrual pain, discomfort during menstruation, discomfort during menopause, etc.) and improves some cases of infertility and libido issues in men as well in women.
How to consume it?
You can find it in tablets or powder. It is recommended to start with small doses and gradually increase it, because it is a very energizing product.
The dose to maintain is about 1 teaspoon, but it can take up to 3 teaspoons per day.
Although some benefits will soon be visible, if one wants to get greater results as endocrine regulation, it is recommended to take this supplement at least three months and to see a specialist after this period.
Take into account the fact that it has long-lasting effects even after discontinuing its usage.
Brewer’s yeast is rich in zinc, a mineral that acts as a natural hormone regulator, and it also promotes the synthesis of many hormones: thyroid, progesterone and testosterone.
Brewer’s yeast can be consumed by everyone, but it is often recommended for teens with acne, specifically for its hormonal component and for its many beneficial properties for the skin.
Moreover, it is an excellent natural supplement because it has many other properties. It is rich in protein and essential amino acids, it contains a lot of iron, B vitamins, chromium, folic acid and other minerals. Its nutritional values make the yeast an excellent cleanser and toner, which is ideal during periods of growth, pregnancy, after childbirth and breastfeeding, for athletes, convalescents, etc.
You can use the powder, mixed with yogurt or juice, or tablets, if you don’t like its slightly bitter taste.
Some brands on the market are without bitterness to soften its taste. If you take it during meals, you will improve the assimilation of nutrients.
Calendula (Pot marigold)
This orange and yellow colored flower that grows only in the fields and meadows is an excellent regulator for all types of gynecological problems (painful menstruation, absence of menstruation, etc.), in addition to be used also for skin problems.
Although the best known way to consume it is in infusion or topical cream form, the petals of the flower can be eaten fresh, and they give a nice touch of color to any type of food, like salads or desserts.
This delicious aromatic plant is one of the most famous in the category of hormone regulating foods due to its high estrogen content.
It is also recognized since ancient times for its aphrodisiac properties.
It is recommended in cases of heavy periods and during menopause. It also has properties to boost the morale, exactly when is affected by hormonal problems.
Although it can be consumed as tea or extract, here we present it as a food, because you can use its fresh leaves as a spice in meals, thanks to its aromatic flavor.
You can also extract its juice and mix it with some fruits or vegetables.
References: woman.thenest.com, elevatevitality.com.au, draxe.com, kaldascenter.com
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