Foods That Modify Estrogen Metabolism (also Testosterone)

Insufficient metabolism (breakdown) and elimination of sexual hormones can increase your chances of developing cancer.

•Cruciferous vegetables: arugula, brussels sprouts, bok choy, broccoli, broccoli rabe, cabbage (white, savoy & red), cauliflower, chinese cabbage (napa), choy sum, collard greens, daikon, kale, kohlrabi, mustard greens, radish, rutabaga, turnips, and watercress

 •Fresh greens and vegetables (assorted colors)

 •Fresh fruit: berries, melons, citrus

 •Legumes: soy -tofu, soymilk, miso, tempeh, steamed soy beans (edamame), chickpeas

 •Beans

 •Raw seeds and nuts: flax seeds

 •Whole grains: oat, whole wheat or rye berries

•Quality protein: fish (tuna, salmon, haddock), hormone free chicken, beef

 •Oils: flax seed (ALA, Omega-3), olive, sesame

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Nutrition Tips: Folic Acid: Killer or Cure-All?


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Bok Choy Coma: Vegetable’s Enzymes Put 88-Year-Old Woman in Coma


A lot of vegetables have enzymes that are neutralized by cooking (and yes, you can have them crunchy) such as broccoli which can slow down your thyroid if you eat a lot of raw broccoli.

Traditionally the cultures associated w/ these foods eat them in a cooked state or we have a long culinary history of these foods being cooked.

In other words, cook the veggies that are traditionally consumed in a cooked state and only eat the veggies in a raw state that are traditionally eaten raw such as lettuce or avocado.

And of course, there are foods that have been eaten in either a raw and cooked state.

And there is the issue of missing other important nutrients, vitamins, minerals, proteins, healthy fats when you limit yourself to one food.

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