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Hormone-Balancing Foods To Eat For Each Phase Of Your Menstrual Cycle

Jan 9, 2020

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  1. […] Supporting your hormone fluctuations through each phase of your cycle also works to regulate your period and increase chances of ovulation (irregular periods + anovulation commonly present in women with PCOS)  a crucial component of fertility and your overall health. […]

  2. […] in pumpkin and flax seeds rich in phytoestrogens works to balance overall estrogen levels, helping increase and decrease estro… Optimal estrogen levels are then able to effectively regulate other important hormones (such as […]

  3. […] can enjoy this cookie dough any time of month, however I especially love making it in my luteal phase (aka the 10-14 days leading up to your period) as it’s an effective way to satisfy those […]

  4. […] taste bland). A few of my faves include leafy greens (spinach, kale, swiss chard), microgreens (especially broccoli when I’m ovulating), cauliflower (sounds weird but doesn’t affect taste) and sweet potato or butternut […]

  5. […] cravings you may be having the week before your period/when PMS strikes. This is because they’re rich in nutrients that work to promote a healthy menstrual cycle and balance blood suga…, which is critical for stabilizing your mood and energy levels during this […]

  6. […] Consuming a variety of foods based on where you’re at in your cycle not only supports different hormone fluctuations by meeting different nutrient needs but by rotating different foods and cooking methods your gut doesn’t get too overexposed to any particular food that may be causing an inflammatory response. See this post on how to eat for each phase of your cycle or check out my Hormone Balance Reset Plan for phase-specific recipes, grocery shopping lists, recommended foods, etc. […]

  7. […] Nutrients aren’t only necessary for a healthy cycle and conception, but for a healthy egg, pregnancy and baby as well (which I think we’d all agree is the long-term goal!). In fact, researchers from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of the Columbia University Medical Center believe the preconception period to be just as crucial to both mom and baby’s health as what happens once the fetus is in utero.  […]

  8. […] + Hormone-Balancing Foods To Eat For Each Phase of Your Menstrual Cycle […]

  9. […] Hormone-Balancing Foods To Eat For Each Phase Of Your Menstrual Cycle […]

  10. […] Cycle sync. When looking at the week ahead, take note of where you are in your menstrual cycle, if applicable. Meal plan in accordance with what your body needs during the phase you are in. For example, when you are in your menstrual phase, make sure to include lots of iron rich foods such as beef and spinach. Read here for more ideas. […]

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