Whenever there is a hormonal imbalance in our body, many problems arise. Our body gains weight and loses energy. Mood, digestion and brain, they all encounter difficulties because of hormonal disorders. And these, unfortunately, are common issues nowadays.
We can restore the functional balance of the body by using food as a drug.
Here are 3 smoothie recipes that can restore hormone imbalances: one for boosting your thyroid, one for your adrenal glands and one for your hormones.
Every cell in the human body, so impeccably created, needs the thyroid hormone to function properly. It is no surprise that when the thyroid is not functioning properly, nothing else works.
Weight gain, digestive problems, hair loss, mental fatigue and depression are just some of the symptoms faced by those who suffer from thyroid disease.
Here’s a delicious smoothie recommended for thyroid health:
– 1 cup coconut milk
– 1 teaspoon vegetable protein
– 1 tablespoon extra-virgin coconut oil
– 1 cup mixed greens
– 2 Brazil nuts
– 1 avocado
– 1 celery stalk
– 2 tablespoons sweet seaweed flakes
– 1 tablespoon Maca powder
– 1 cup organic berries, frozen
Mix all ingredients in a blender and consume it fresh.
If you have low libido, you are dealing with depression, anxiety and weight gain. Estrogen isomers (E1, E2, E3) delicate balance and their balance with the progesterone and testosterone hormones is essential for a excellent mood.
Here’s a hot elixir for sexual appetite regulation and balancing these hormones:
– 2 cups coconut milk
– 1 teaspoon cocoa powder
– 1 teaspoon Shilajit powder
– 1 teaspoon Mucuna pruriens powder
– ½ teaspoon cinnamon
– 1 tsp honey
Mix all ingredients in a blender.
Pour the resulting mixture into a saucepan and leave between 3 and 5 minutes at medium heat. Consume it warm.
If you feel exhausted and irritable, you lack of energy in the afternoon and you wake up frequently during the night, your hypothalamus-adrenal axis (the connection between the brain and the adrenal glands) is suffering. This is because too high or too low cortisol level.
Try this cold herbal tea to relieve stress and to restore adrenal glands:
– 1 tsp Ashwagandha powder
– 1 teaspoon Rhodiola root powder
– 1 teaspoon holy basil powder
– 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
Pour 1-2 cups of boiling water over these herbs.
Leave to infuse for 15 minutes.
By creating a moment of silence and reflection, you feed both body and spirit. And, considering that hormones influence each other, adopt a holistic attitude and consume all three of them!
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Image Credits: Hypothyroid Mom