5 Estrogen-Rich Food Items to Balance Your Hormones

5 Estrogen-Rich Food Items to Balance Your Hormones

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You must have heard about Estrogen way too many times before. but do you bother what role does it have to play? Let me tell you, Estrogen is the hormone responsible for the healthy reproductive system of women. It facilitates the healthy functioning of tissues of the uterus, breasts and pituitary glands. But experts have to say to that Estrogen not only helps the development of your sexual organs but also affect the metabolism of your body, bone density. It also plays an important role during pregnancy as it promotes the development of the foetus and normal functioning of the placenta.

1. Flax Seeds

Flax Seeds
Flax Seeds

It is the most effective source of Estrogen. It also ensures proper functioning of the liver and prevents dry skin. Brittle nails are a symptom of lack of Estrogen in the body.

2. Soy Products

Soy Products
Soy Products

Soybeans are an excellent source of phytoestrogen. You can consume soy milk, soy yogurt, soy flour, etc in your diet to ensure healthy levels of Estrogen in your body. Not only phytoestrogen, it is also a rich source of protein. It is very low in calories and doesn’t contain any cholesterol. It prevents breast cancer.

3. Walnuts

Walnuts
Walnuts

Add a handful of walnuts to your diet. They supplement your diet with the much-needed nutrients.

4. Dairy Products

Dairy Products
Dairy Products

Those who are trying to lose weight consider dairy products as their arch enemies. But a glass of milk a day is not as bad as you thought. Milk is rich in phytoestrogen. So to ensure your healthy reproductive system, drink a glass of milk every day.

5. Chickpeas and Sesame Seeds

Chickpeas and Sesame Seeds
Chickpeas and Sesame Seeds

Who doesn’t like Chhole Bhature? But here we’re talking about the healthier version of chickpeas. You can eat boiled chickpeas with lemon juice and salt to start your day. 100gms of chickpeas contain 993 micrograms of Estrogen. Sesame oil is also rich in Estrogen.

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