6 Natural Ways To Balance Hormones And Feel Good Every Single Day

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3. Eat a Healthy Diet

Eating junk foods and fast foods can only make your hormone problem much worse. For example, a diet high in sugar can cause insulin levels to spike, which affects your testosterone and estrogen levels. Eating a diet high in dairy products or soy can negatively influence estrogen levels. Eat a low-sugar, low-carbohydrate diet. The Mediterranean diet is perhaps one of the most perfect diets on the planet. This diet plan focuses on vegetables, nuts, fruit, seeds and lean protein. Be sure that you eat healthy fats such as olive oil, fish, chia seeds, flax seeds, and avocados.

 

4. Get Plenty of Rest

Americans tend to look at rest as something for the old, weak, sick or lazy. However, sleep is vital for your body’s production of new hormones as well as the removal of old hormones. Lack of sleep alters your pituitary dependent hormones, metabolism hormones, and appetite controlling hormones, which might explain why so many Americans are fat – they are habitually sleep deprived. Get a minimum of 7 hours of uninterrupted sleep to ensure your body’s production of hormones does not go out of whack.

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