Sunday March 29, 2020

4 Superfoods to Balance Out Your Hormones

Eat these foods to balance your hormones

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Specific foods can support balancing out the hormones, and having these foods in your diet can assist level out your body and improve your overall health. Pixabay

BY PUJA GUPTA

When it is about the changes in your hormones or issues related to those changes like stress or PMS, you mostly do not think to turn to food as a solution. Some food items can help you achieve a healthy lifestyle.

However, specific foods can support balancing out the hormones, and having these foods in your diet can assist level out your body and improve your overall health without the need for consuming any medicine. Though everyone’s body reacts separately, including these healthy foods can at least ensure a healthy diet, which can keep your body working optimally.

Dietician Shikha Mahajan, Holistic Nutritionist, Diet Podium shares some of them. Read to know more:

Flax seed

You might have heard of this new wonder food, but did you know that flax seed can have all kinds of benefits for your hormones?

Flax seed is a great source of “Phytoestrogens”, and it particularly contains a kind of phytoestrogen called lignans. Lignans have both estrogenic and antiestrogenic impact, and they have been known to have protective benefits against specific types of cancer.

Flax seed is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants. Try having it in your oatmeal, or even add it in your curd or dalia.

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Pomegranates can balance out various hormones such as estrogen. Pixabay

Pomegranate

This antioxidant-rich fruit can assist block extra estrogen production in your body. Pomegranate has the ability to prevent kinds of breast cancers that respond to estrogen.

Pomegranates have a natural agent that can inhibit the enzyme in women’s bodies that converts estrone into estradiol, which is a powerful estrogen that could play a role in the origin of hormone-dependent cancers.

Nuts

Nuts such as almonds have an impact on your endocrine system, which can help in reducing the levels of cholesterol. They can also assist in lowering insulin and balance blood sugar levels.

Walnuts, in particular, have polyphenols, that can protect your heart and cardiovascular system by countering free radicals in your body. This component can also have anti-inflammatory agents and they are rich in omega-3s which are excellent for brain health.

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Turmeric

Turmeric has always been known as a good remedy to treat inflammation. Because it is made from curcumin, turmeric is known to have several healing properties. This traditional Indian spice has the ability to ease pain that occurs during the arthritis.

Turmeric’s active ingredient, curcumin, can imitate the activity of estrogen. This herb can help reduce menstrual pain, like the period cramps. (IANS)

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All Private Hospitals and Doctors Should Lend their Helping Hands

It is the time when all “private” doctors, health clinics and nourishing homes should give serious thought towards helping the governments

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Doctors and elite hospitals should come forwards with their open hearts. Pixabay

SALIL GEWALI

If private medical professionals still choose to remain on lockdown at home 
then the groan and moan of humanity will unmask them forever.  

A friend in need is the friend indeed. But today one should change it a little bit to be more relevant by saying – “a doctor in need is a doctor indeed”. Because the doctors are our most wanted friends now. They are the ones who could save us from the Covid malady.

It is the time when all “private” doctors, health clinics and nourishing homes should give serious thought towards helping the governments in their respective countries by extending their voluntary services in every possible way.

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If private doctors and medical professionals still choose to remain on lockdown at home
then the groan and moan of humanity will unmask them forever.

All doctors and owners of “private” medical institutes should agree that this is the most “unprecedented” pandemic health crisis mankind has ever witnessed, at least in modern times. So, the “private health professionals” and elite hospitals should come forwards with their open hearts. In fact, is it not the medical fraternity who has seen life from the close proximity of the “death”? One’s materialistic possession, his high ambition and dream seems like  an illusion when deaths come knocking the door? Look at the increasing fatalities in Italy and Spain due to raging coronavirus infection. The USA is scrambling to get its medical equipment together. Is it not heart-wrenching! The government of Italy has screamed in tears pleading for help as it’s medical wherewithal is almost exhausted. What more — Prince Charles is in quarantine, so is now UK Prime Minister  Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary who tested positive for the deadly Corona-virus.

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Doctors in overalls stretch a patient under intensive care into the newly built Columbus Covid 2 temporary hospital to fight the new coronavirus infection.

This pandemic crisis is in fact an “alarm bell” tolled which should prompt us for a real introspection. The condition the world top countries are confronting should make us “convince” that our life is afloat on the bubble of “uncertainty”. Any moment our end can come. The life on this earth is no less than a temporary sojourn — the fact we can see and feel more clearly now than ever before.

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All doctors and owners of “private” medical institutes should agree that this is the most “unprecedented” pandemic health crisis mankind has ever witnessed.

So, one strongly believes that in these trying times all “private medical professionals” and proprietors of all nourishing homes and hospitals across the world should stand up to demonstrate their compassion towards the aggrieved humanity. They should open the doors of their hospitals and clinics for the treatment of the COVID patients without discrimination and with utmost urgency.   Needless to say, by all accounts, this is their moral obligation and the prime duty. However, if they still choose to remain on lockdown at home and keep silent then the groan and moan of humanity will unmask them forever.

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A India-based writer and researcher, Salil Gewali is best known for his research-based work entitled ‘Great minds on India’ which has earned worldwide appreciations. Translated into twelve languages, his book has been prefaced by a world-acclaimed NASA Chief scientist – Dr. Kamlesh Lulla of Houston, USA 

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