Estrogen is a leading female hormone that helps to stay young, bonny and healthy. It is estrogen that has a significant effect on the woman’s body, and is responsible for the typical female characteristics: the privy parts’ and breast’s enlargement, shape, body subcutaneous fat distribution, bones health, sexuality, general well-being and mood.
Stress situations, hormonal contraceptives intake, childbearing, irregular sex life or age-related changes (menopause) contribute to the ovarian failure and, therefore, to the estrogen levels decrease.
Low estrogen levels causes:
a) various body disorders,
b) menstrual irregularities, sometimes even infertility,
c) skin dryness, decreased libido, fatigue and even depression.
A woman explains in lay language what products we have to eat to increase the estrogen levels in the body during climax.
Eat food products that are rich in phytoestrogens, natural estrogen-like compounds. These food products have the same effect as the natural estrogens, produced by the human body.
Enrich your diet with Leguminosae – beans, lens, pea, soy products, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds and their vegetable oils. Numerous studies have shown that these products are rich in phytoestrogens. Moreover, isoflavone that is found in the soybeans has a control response on the female sex hormones levels.
Fruits and Vegetables
There are lot of phytoestrogens in the vegetables and fruits. These are red beet, carrot, cucumbers, tomatoes, asparagus, apples, papaya, figs and pomegranates. Meat, bird and fish also contain the estrogen compound but in small amounts.
Foods rich in selenium
Foods that contain a large amount of selenium and zinc normalize hormonal balance. Selenium protects DNA from various harmful agents, and thus inhibits cancer cell proliferation. Selenium is contained in the pumpkin, mustard, mushrooms, garlic, eggplants, oysters, eel, seaweed, mackerel, walnuts, sesame, etc. These are oysters that are especially rich in selenium.
Avoid or limit foods, which decrease the estrogen levels. There are products that inhibit the production and distribution of the estrogen in the body. These foods are cabbage, green beans, corn, broccoli, melons, onion, figs, citrus, grapes, pineapples and pears. As well as wheat flour, refined rice, caffeine and alcohol.