Hormone Balancing Foods
You may waste lots of money in buying beauty products,but unless and until you pay attention to your diet you can never achieve healthy skin.
Making healthy food decisions is very important.But our taste buds make it difficult for us to make healthy food choices. Also, we have a wrong perception of many foods. For example, we usually steer clear off seeds and nuts considering them high in calories.
To eat healthily, you need to be very careful in picking food sources that are rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals and goods fats and that are low in calories and have a low glycemic index. But what about foods that are needed by our body to balance hormones.
I am sure there arevery few readers who even think of including hormone-balancing foods in their diet plan. And many of you must be wondering’ ‘What Are hormone balancing food’?
Hormones play an important role in carrying vital body functions. And if we talk about our skin, we need to know that hormone oestrogen and testosteroneplaysa significant role in maintaining as well as damaging the skin health. For healthy skin,keep wrinkles at bay, fight acne and keep your skin supple we needto balance the level of testosterone hormone. To restore the level of hormones a balanced and wholesome diet is required.
Below in this article, we have enlisted six hormone balancing foods that not only promote your health but also enhances your beauty.
Hormone Balancing Foods For Healthy Skin
1.Dark Green Leafy Vegetables-
Dark green vegetables such as spinach, kale, Brussels, broccoli and sprouts are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Sulfonamides and indole-3 carbinol are compounds present in these vegetables that enhances the ability of the liver to metabolism estrogen hormone. Estrogen hormone increases the production of collagen. Collagen makes your skin tight and firm. It repairs the skin and promotes the blood supply. As the level of estrogen decreases,skin begins to shrink. Eat green leafy vegetables to maintain a healthy level of o estrogen hormone.
One of the most healthiest nuts is almond. Eating almond increases the level of hormone adiponectin. Adiponectin hormone regulates the level of blood sugar and prevents high insulin-high androgen ripple effect. Also, almond is found to reduce the level of testosterone hormone. High level of testosterone makes skin dry and thin. Eat at least 11 almonds every day.
Juts like coconut oil and olive oil avocado is rich in healthy fats that regulates the level of cholesterol and also plays a vital role in synthesizing the level of hormones. Good fats enhance the cells lipid bi layers and prevent the skin from looking dry or dull. Avocado is also rich in vitamin E, lute in and fiber and prevents skin from sun damage. Add half avocado to your daily diet.
Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids play a vital role in maintaining the level of cholesterol and synthesizing healthy hormones. Salmon is good for brain and heart. It regulates the generation of hormones. Being rich in anti-inflammatory properties salmon prevents many skin ailments such as acne and eczema. Consume 4 ounces of salmon two time sin a week.
Many people avoid egg yolk considering it high in cholesterol. But do you know that egg yolk is rich in good cholesterol that is required to produce essential hormones?
Eat atleastone egg every day to keep your skin healthy and supple.
Quinoa is loaded with hormone regulating nutrients. It is rich in protein, magnesium and phosphorous. Also, quinoa is low in the glycemic index and stabilizes blood sugar level.
Dear readers, what are you waiting for?
Consume hormone balancing foods for healthy skin and keep glowing.
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta: Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.