More and more of our clients are interested in learning more about hormone health!
Many things influence hormone health, but here are the four basic things you need to know and one simple tip to take action on right away!.
Factor #1: Gut Health
80% of our immune system is in our gut.
Did you know our gut is also known as our second brain?!
Pro Tip: Try to incorporate probiotics regularly.
Factor #2: Liver Health
The liver is our body’s filtration system, removing toxins.
Pro Tip: Switch plastic containers for glass and avoid reheating food in plastic containers in the microwave.
Factor #3: Inflammation
Inflammation is our body’s natural response to stress (from injury and the food we eat).
Pro Tip: Increase omega-3 intake, which helps fight inflammation (wild-caught salmon, almonds, walnuts, and pecans).
Factor #4: Blood-Sugar Balance
When we eat carbohydrates, our blood sugar increases. The rate and duration of the blood sugar spike is essential when trying to prevent chronic disease. Pairing macronutrients together (carbohydrates with protein and fat help to decrease the spike and shorten the duration). Foods that are high in fiber and low in sugar are the preferred sources of carbohydrates.
Pro Tip: Balancing your macronutrients, following the plate method (½ plate non-starchy veggies, ¼ protein, and ¼ starch will ensure you get the protein and fiber you need to help blood sugar balance.
Did you know our nutrition program helps clients improve hormone health and overall health?
We would love to work with you to create an individualized plan and provide you with support and accountability every step of the way!
Best of health, Kim