5 Best Foods to Balance Hormones Naturally

Published on November 9, 2015 by HTC Team

Thyroid issues, low testosterone, adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance and other hormonal related problems can be solved by including certain healthy fats in the diet. The five essential fats to naturally balance hormones in the body are:

Omega 9

Found in avocado, almonds and olive oil are very helpful for proper hormonal balance. You also get supplements in form of capsules rich in Omega 9.

Short Chain Fatty Acids

These types of fatty acids can be found in butyrate, which is the primary energy source for the alimentary canal. They help in producing vitamins like Vitamin K2 and Vitamin B12 which support hormonal stability. The sources of these fatty acids are grass-fed dairy products like yogurt and ghee.

Omega 3

Reduces the inflammation of the digestive system and is present in salmon, chia seeds, flex seeds and walnuts.

Medium Chain Fatty Acids

These are present in coconut products. The body burns the coconut oil for the required amount of energy and helps to stabilize the blood sugar level.

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid)

It is a Omega 6 fatty acid present in hemp seeds, evening primrose oil, borage oil which maintains the progesterone level in the body contributing to the hormonal balance of the body.

Thus, to sum up hemp seeds, coconut milk, coconut oil, avocado, chia seeds should be included in the daily diet.

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