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Hormone Balancing Smoothie

Guys let me share my latest, favorite hormone balancing smoothie recipe! I have it for breakfast and it gives me fantastic boost of energy, keeps me full and happy until lunch for sure! This smoothie is full of powerful superfoods and antioxidants.  You'll love it!

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Your daily routine effects which hormones your body produces, and the balance your life effects the balance of your body. All of these hormones have job descriptions and there are a lot to keep track of.  It can all sound really complicated, but I'm going to make it simple enough you'll be an expert in no time!

Seed Cycling for Hormonal Balance

Help your your body naturally balance its hormones by using different seeds during the different phases of your monthly cycle. You can add pumpkin, flax, sunflower, or sesame seeds to the diet at the right time and it will help your your body to produce and eliminate certain hormones. It will make you feel better and healthier plus all the seeds are soo good for beautiful skin, hair and nails!

The Danger of Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine disruptors are powerful chemicals that can change our body’s hormonal messages. Chronic exposure to these toxins, especially in pregnant women, turns on the genes for hormone imbalances that will be seen at puberty when the hormones activate. These compounds continue to be added to not only to the environment but also to our own and our children’s bodies. These harmful chemicals can bind to both estrogen and androgen receptors in our body, and it can affect the production of hormones as well as the development of the follicles within the ovary.

Top Foods That Cause Hormonal Imbalances

Today is a quick list of foods that have a dangerous effect on your hormones.  You don't have to quit them all at once, but try cutting one at a time. You might be surprised what a difference it makes. The more effort you make to avoid these foods, the better the chance you will notice small, unpleasant feelings go away. See if you can guess which ingredients made the list!