Friday, October 8, 2010

Natural health Tips - Why you should buy local produce and eat more Indian food?

See the list below on Foods rich in phytoestrogens, a natural estrogen, great for women going through menopause and you will realise that most of the foods mentioned here are fresh vegetables and spices. Now why won't you buy fresh vegies from the local market and on your way have an Indian takeaway from Curriedaway full of good spices like Tumeric, ginger and cloves. Don't forget your lentil curry next time, as it is well and trully in the list of good foods.

Did you forget to have a little rest and enjoy the live music at the Bollywood market while you have your chai tea? Chai tea is full of good sweet spices including fennel seeds and cloves mentioned here. What else you need for pythoestrogen rich foods - just buy Indian food and drinks and you will be fine.

Here is the list -

Soy, Millet, Barley, Flax seed.

Lentils, Kidney beans, Lima beans.

Rye, clover, Fennel, Chickpeas.

Other foods containing the estrogen compound phytoestrogen include;

Apples, Alfalfa sprouts, Celery, Parsley.

Beets, Bok choy, Brussel sprouts, Broccoli.

Cauliflower, Carrots, Cucumbers, Mushrooms.

Seaweeds, Squash, Pumpkin seeds, Sunflower seeds.

Cherries, Olives, Pears.

Plums, Tomatoes, Prunes.

Barley, Oats, Brown rice, Wheat germ.

Bulgur, Brewer’s Yeast, Black-eye peas.

Mung bean sprouts, Navy beans, Red beans, Split peas.


cloves, ginger, hops, oregano, red raspberry, sage tea, thyme, turmeric.

Add 30 to 50 mg of pythoestrogens gradually to the daily diet.

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