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Dr. Susan’s Daily Health Tip: Estrogen Dominance

Did you know that tasty foods like broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, kale and brussels sprouts can help reduce estrogen dominance? These foods will provide you with great benefit if you are looking for solutions to conditions such as fibroid tumors, endometriosis, irregular menstrual periods or PMS. These vegetables – along with apples, apricots, cherries, tomatoes, […]

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Fermented (Cultured) Foods and Estrogen Dominance

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women These bacteria split estrogen from the binding substances that cause estrogen to be inactivated in your liver, which actually helps regulate your estrogen levels by binding to and detoxifying estrogen as it passes through the liver into your blood circulation. From the liver, estrogen is then secreted […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: D-Glucarate

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Glucuronidation, a detoxification process that occurs in the liver, depends on glucuronic acid, a chemical produced within the body which is similar to calcium d-glucarate, a naturally occurring substance found in many fruits and vegetables. As estrogen circulates through the blood, it passes through the liver, where […]

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Super Antioxidant Foods: Beta-Carotene

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Beta-carotene is the plant-based, water-soluble precursor to vitamin A. Beta-carotene is abundant in the ovaries, and is found in very high concentrations in the corpus luteum and the adrenal glands—both of which produce progesterone. Some research even suggests that a proper balance between carotene and the retinal […]

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Herbs which help to promote progesterone production or balance estrogen and progesterone: Licorice Root

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Licorice root has been used medicinally for several thousand years in both Eastern and Western cultures. Prescribed for problems including respiratory infections, peptic ulcers, abdominal pain, and malaria, licorice is especially useful in treating PMS, which can be caused by a dominance of estrogen in relation to […]

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