Hormone comfort Foods


Fact vs Fiction

 There  is not a soul alive or once lived that does not want a glowing skin,  balanced hormones and equally smooth reproductive system.
The human body needs a balance of all three macronutrients, carbohydrates, protein, and especially fat. Fat  is one of the most crucial elements for hormonal balance. For years,   we've been told that fat-free is good, while cholesterol and saturated   fat are bad. 

This is a dangerous lie. Healthy fat is the raw material   that we need to produce and maintain proper hormone function.

Consumption & selection

Basing  meals off clean protein, hormone-balancing healthy fats,   antioxidant-rich vegetables, and healing herbs will help your body   thrive. 

Choose one food from each category A - E for an easy, hormone   balancing, skin healing, me 

A - Clean Protein

  • Soaked or sprouted nuts
  • Beans
  • Seeds
  • Quinoa
  • Lentils
  • Organic pasture-raised/grass-fed chicken, turkey, beef, bison, elk, pasture-raised eggs
  • Wild caught fish

B - Hormone-balancing healthy fats

1. Coconut oil (and all coconut products for that matter). It   contains lauric acid, which is incredibly healing to the skin and   extremely beneficial for hormonal production. It also kills bad  bacteria  and viruses in the body, provides a quick source of energy, is  easy to  digest, and  speeds up metabolism. 

2.  Avocados.  They're rich in healthy fat that  helps our body absorb and use  nutrients  They are also full of  fiber,  potassium, magnesium vitamin  E, B-vitamins, and Folic acid - all  essential for maintaining hormonal  balance in the body. 

3.  Raw butter/ghee. They  provide a rich source of fat-soluble  vitamins A, D, E and K2. These  nutrients are key building blocks for  hormonal production. Butter  provides great amounts of short- and  medium-chain fatty acids, which  support immune function, boost  metabolism and have anti-microbial  properties; meaning, they fight  against bad bacteria and viruses in the  body. 

4.  Egg yolks. They're  rich in countless vitamins and minerals  including: A, D, E, B2, B6,  B9, iron, calcium, phosphorous, potassium  and choline which all  contribute to a healthy reproductive system,  hormonal balance, and  healthy skin. The choline and iodine in egg yolks  are also crucial for  making healthy thyroid hormones. 

5.  Nuts and seeds. Soaked  nuts and seeds, olives and olive oil,  fermented cod liver oil, hemp  seed oil, flax-seed oil, and raw cultured  dairy products

C - Antioxidant-rich vegetables

  • Look for anything dark green: asparagus, broccoli, spinach, collard greens, cabbage, cucumbers, kale, cilantro, etc.
  • Opt for brightly colored veggies: green, red, yellow, and orange bell peppers, red cabbage, red/white onions, tomatoes, and carrots.
  • Don't overlook starchy vegetables: sweet potatoes, spaghetti squash, yucca, beets, artichokes, butternut squash, and turnips.

D - Healing spices & herbs

Should  your body have the nutrients it needs to be in hormonal balance, it   will be. You'll experience glowing skin, stable moods, fertility, and  consistent energy. 
Our bodies have an incredible ability to heal and be in balance, when given the nutrients they need to flourish.
Please see below a range of healthy spices to be consumed daily: 

  • Cinnamon
  • Turmeric
  • Cayenne
  • Cumin
  • Garlic
  • Ginger

Natural Hormone Health foods

Dubai life coach Lee Levy illustrates brief video on health foods to assist in hormone balance.