“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” ― Hippocrates
What you eat plays a crucial role in healing your body. If you are struggling with adrenal fatigue or hormonal imbalances you must have a balanced plate at every meal. So, what does an adrenal burnout & hormonal balance plate look like?
Non -starchy vegetables – 1/2 of your plate should be non-starchy preferably organic vegetables. Organic vegetables contain tons of trace minerals the help chemical reactions take place in the body so we can manufacture hormones.
In addition, vegetables like kale, cauliflower, broccoli and Brussel sprouts provide key compounds that reduce inflammation in the body as well as help to remove harmful toxins.
Starchy Vegetables – 1/4 of your plate needs to be starchy vegetables and fruits. When it comes to adrenal fatigue the idea of going keto or voiding all starchy vegetables can be problematic for about 75% of the cases. Starchy vegetables help to raise the neurotransmitter serotonin in the brain which helps to calm the adrenal glands so they can heal and repair.
Fruits – Fruits such wild blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and kiwi contain super powerful antioxidants that help reduce inflammation and free radicals in the body removing stress from the adrenals and aiding in hormonal balance.
Healthy Fats – 1/4 of your plate will be wild caught Seafood and healthy fats. All of the adrenal hormones are manufactured directly from that’s. So it’s essential to get key fats from sockeye salmon, avocado and sablefish so you have the basic nutrients to make these hormones.
In addition, all the thyroid hormones are made from a combination of protein and iodine. Therefore, it’s very important to have iodine Rich Seafood, as well as quality protein to make these essential hormones.
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