Just like your skin needs extra care with every passing year, your hormones too need the attention.
- What are hormones?
- How it works?
- How happens when hormones gets imbalanced?
- How to maintain hormone balance?
Along with our lifestyle, our age plays a vital role in hormones imbalance.
For healthy lifestyle, we know what to do – Right diet, Exercise, Meditation, No Stress, 7 hrs Sleep
Here will focus on what to eat to balance your hormones with every passing year.
AS A TEENAGER
Dark Chocolate –I love dark chocolates. Helps controls cortisol level, good way to bid away stress.
Salmon – Pleasure on plate, salmon is the best option when comes to Saturday night dinner.
- Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
- Promote less insulin production
- Promote less sebum production, leading to acne free skin
Cinnamon – Luckily we Indians use this lot in our spice rack.
- Controls insulin level
- Lower blood sugar
- Increase lean body mass
Green Tea – Much hyped green tea is actually the best substitute for tea or coffee.
- Helps detox
- Provides energy
- Improves immunity
20-30’s AGE GROUP
Eggs – Trust me you will need a lot of Vitamin D from now on. Staying under morning sun for vitamin D may not always be enough.
- Stronger bones
- Boost immunity
- Stabilize blood sugar levels
Avocados – An avocado makes the best smoothies, bread cream and salad dressing.
- Good fats
- Maintain cholesterol level
- Helps produce hormones
Nuts – Always keep a handful nut with you as snack to avoid binging on greasy food.
31-40’s AGE GROUP
Yogurt – Yogurt is a food produced by bacterial fermentation of milk.
- Stronger & healthier bones Maintains Healthy Digestive System & Gut
- Boost Immunity
- Reduce inflammation
- Level cholesterol
- Cure Urinary Tract Infections
- Soothes Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Maintains natural balance of organism in our intestines
Flaxseed – Health benefits of flaxseeds, more often known as linseeds, were widely praised in ancient Greece and Rome.
- Excellent source of Omega-3 and Omega-6 essential fatty acids
- Rich in folate and vitamin B6
- Rich in Minerals Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper
- Contain Lignans, a type of phytoestrogen
- High in soluble fibre
Quinoa – Quinoa is a trendy super-food ingredient on gluten free dishes. It’s one of the plant based food that contains all 9 amino acids. [Soak well before use]
- High in Fiber & Protein
- Controls Ghrelin – hunger hormone
- Low glycemic index
- Improves metabolism
Tempeh – “Tempeh is a traditional soy product originating from Indonesia. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. Here a special fungus is used, usually marketed under the name Tempeh starter.” – wiki
- Source of Protein, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Calcium
- Contains Probiotic
- Promotes digestive care
- Weight loss
- Regulates immunity
- Improve mental health
- Maintains blood cholesterol levels
Anything in excess is bad.
Limit yourself with right dosage.
Too many together will not help reach the target any sooner, instead might show some side-effect.