Foods To Avoid During Hormonal Imbalance

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Published
Jan 5, 2022

Hindustan Times

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Facing hormonal issues? Here are a few foods to cut out of your diet

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Soy products

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A bioactive substance called phytoestrogen is found in Soy products. This affects one’s ovulation cycle as it acts like estrogen in the body

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Caffeine

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High consumption of caffeine increases the production of cortisol, the stress hormone, in the body, making your body go into a state of high alert

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Processed foods

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Processed and packed foods have a large number of preservatives, sugar and sodium which increase inflammation, increase one’s weight and risk hormonal imbalances

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Dairy products

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Milk can cause inflammation in the gut and can lead to the development of diabetes if had in excess. It is better to avoid dairy products when facing hormonal issues

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Red meat

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Red meat contains high levels of unhealthy saturated and hydrogenated fats. It increases the estrogen levels in the body and can worsen hormonal imbalances

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